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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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The hearing aid fitting process is one of the most important appointments you’ll have with your audiologist. It’s an essential component to your overall hearing health, especially if you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss . The hearing aid fitting process will not only help you understand how your hearing aids work or what they can do, but they can

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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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The trouble with hearing loss is that it can come on gradually, making it difficult to personally detect. Luckily, a trained audiologist has the right tools to test for hearing loss and the knowledge to effectively treat the condition. With hearing loss, it can be easy to simply assume that other people aren’t speaking loudly enough, that the neighbors are

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When working with an audiologist to treat your hearing loss , you will be guided through the wide selection of hearing aids at your disposal. Depending on your needs and the severity of your hearing loss, you might be recommended to use a behind-the-ear (BTE) device . This is one of the most common kinds of hearing aids, but we’re

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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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If you think that a loved one might have hearing loss , they need to see an audiologist so that they can have their hearing tested. Some people might need some assistance with finding an audiologist due to various reasons. If your loved one has asked for your help or you know that they will find it difficult to do

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Most people don’t know what to expect when they are told they have to attend a hearing aid fitting and this is especially true if this is their first pair of hearing aids. It can be quite daunting, having to adapt to something new in your ear and hearing things that you couldn’t previously hear. This is one of the

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When you’re given the option to fit a hearing aid to help you fight your hearing loss, your audiologist is going to help you choose the right kind of device for you. Here, we’re going to look at three of the main varieties of device. There will be lots of different models even within these categories, each with different features,

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