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It’s a common question, both for people new to the experience of hearing loss and those who live with hearing impaired people. How does hearing loss affect communication? Does it change the development of communication in children? Do those differences continue into adulthood? How different can our experiences really be? Well, it can be hard to answer all these questions

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Hearing aids are a common treatment option for individuals who experience hearing loss. Hearing loss can occur for many reasons and it can vary from mild to severe. If your audiologist has recommended hearing aids following a hearing assessment, you might be wondering what kind of a difference these innovative devices can make and how they help to improve hearing. 

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According to some studies, as many as 20% of all Americans report some level of hearing loss. However, hearing loss doesn’t always manifest itself suddenly. Sometimes it’s a very gradual, slow process that can escape your notice for months or even years. Diagnosing and treating hearing loss early is essential to stop it from progressing, in many cases. As such,

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There are different levels and types of hearing loss . A hearing test from your audiologist can help you learn which, specifically, is affecting you. In terms of treating the hearing loss and helping restore your range of hearing to a more livable level, hearing aids are the most widely used and highest recommend option available. However, if you have

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If you believe that you have hearing loss, or your primary physician has reason to believe that you do, then you may be recommended to see someone who can help you learn more about this condition to treat it effectively. There are different specialists who can help in varying degrees with your hearing health. The two chief categories are the

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Often known as “ringing in the ears,” tinnitus is a relatively common health condition that can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. The condition causes people to “hear” sounds that have no physical basis – ringing is one of the most common of these sounds, but buzzing, clicking, beeping, and whistling are also prevalent. For individuals with tinnitus, secondary

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If you are due to attend your first appointment with a hearing health professional soon, you will likely have several questions regarding what to expect from the experience. As the process is unfamiliar, you will naturally be wondering what the appointment will involve, what will happen during any hearing tests that are administered and much more besides. Below, we have

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It is fair to say that most people associate hearing loss with the aging process, to the point where experiencing hearing loss in later life is almost seen as a given – something that will happen, and which we should all expect. The idea continues to the point that hearing loss is almost viewed as no big deal; more an

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When you have a loved one who is having real problems with their hearing, communication can quickly become a big problem. If you’re in that situation and you don’t know how to communicate better with your loved one, there are some things you can do to make the situation a little easier and more manageable for everyone involved. There are

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As a hearing loss patient, your hearing aid is obviously vital to your day to day life. So when you’re not satisfied with your hearing aid for whatever reason, it can be a source of great stress and unease. If that’s the situation you find yourself in, taking action is vital because there’s nothing wrong with having to persevere with

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