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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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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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As we get older, we need to attend appointments with an audiologist to assess our hearing . These regular assessments can help us to understand how bad our hearing has become and whether we need appointments to fit hearing aids. While you are trying to make sure that you get the best possible hearing care, you need to work out

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Hearing loss is incredibly common, with statistics suggesting that a majority of people will experience the issue at some point in their lives. However, the causes of hearing loss are far less known - but also present an opportunity for hope. After all, if you know the reason for hearing loss, it naturally follows that there may be things you

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If right now you are experiencing a ringing or buzzing in your ears, you could be dealing with a condition called tinnitus . It’s a condition that varies in severity from person to person, and it’s also one that affects different people in different ways. Some people report a low and constant hissing sound. Others notice intermittent, but high-pitched, whistling.

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Tinnitus affects around 10-15 percent of adults in the US. This common condition has a variety of causal factors, and a few different treatments for managing it too. If you have tinnitus or suspect that you might have it, it's important to get a good understanding of the condition. Learn about what it is, what causes it and how tinnitus

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As you may have heard, recent legislation in most states dictates that all newborns must undergo hearing screening shortly after birth in order to detect if they have any kind of hearing loss . A lot of people support this decision because it makes it easier for doctors and parents to detect hearing loss in their children at a very

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Most of us have limited knowledge about hearing loss , apart from what we hear about it from others or read up on the internet. We think that since we are not affected by hearing loss, whatever amount of information we have is good enough. Thus, like many others, we, along with a few facts, believe in several myths about

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