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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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If you have tinnitus , then you’re most likely sick to death of the horrible ringing in your ears. Nothing you do will make it go away, but the good news is that there is a solution. If you talk to your audiologist, they will suggest hearing aids to help treat your symptoms. They won’t cure your tinnitus, but they

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When you are facing difficulties with your hearing or you simply want to keep on top of your hearing, the most important thing that you can do is seek the help of an audiologist. Finding the right audiologist is a process and as with every health professional, you want to find someone that you are comfortable attending appointments with. This

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One of the most commonly asked questions is how often you should engage in ear cleaning . The other question that immediately follows is what are the best methods. It’s a difficult question to answer, as it’s important to clean the outside structure of the ears regularly while leaving enough earwax inside to keep out dust and debris. Believe it

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Tinnitus is a condition that causes a large amount of stress and concern for those who experience it. Understandably, people who have been diagnosed with tinnitus are keen to find relief from the condition; below, we’ve sought to provide an overview of the options available, as well as advice on general good practice that may help reduce the severity of

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When something goes wrong with your hearing aid, you want it repaired as quickly as possible so you can get back to normal and not have to deal with hearing issues on a daily basis. But should you really take the step of performing those repairs on your hearing aid at home? There are some occasions when this might be

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The decision to see (and trust) an audiologist is not one that many of us make lightly. Seeking their advice and professional help is not a step that any of us take unless we’ve first given it a great deal of thought. It’s not uncommon for us to be in denial about our hearing loss. Many of us are unaware

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If you are planning to visit the audiologist anytime soon, it’s imperative that you know what to expect from the appointment. Unfortunately, like most people, your existing knowledge is probably somewhat limited. That’s why asking the right questions before attending the appointment can help you better grasp what to expect. Here are just four of the most frequently asked questions

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