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If you are constantly or consistently exposed to loud noises in your professional or personal life, then you do need to consider using ear protection . But which type is right for you. That is the question that we’re going to explore today, hopefully pinpointing the correct answer. Depending on your lifestyle, your needs and the situation that is subjecting

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Fitting a hearing aid is not as straightforward as it may sound. A hearing aid fitting is much more than an appointment designed to place new hearing aids in the ear. This session is all about maximizing the benefits of wearing hearing aids and giving patients confidence. If you’ve got a hearing aid fitting coming up, it’s natural to experience

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The hearing test is one of the most common reasons that patients visit an audiologist. None are better qualified to examine your ears and diagnose any issues regarding hearing and balance . However, if you have never had a hearing test before, you may some questions about it. To help you feel more comfortable and know what to expect, here

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It's important to take care of your ears. Damage to your ears can cause permanent hearing loss or other issues. Loud noise is one of the greatest threats to the health of your ears and your hearing. Prolonged exposure to loud noise or even just one, sudden loud noise can damage your hearing forever. Tinnitus is another consequence of damage

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Hearing aids can easily be damaged. Not only are they fragile and easily broken due to their size, but they could be mistreated and covered in dirt, grime or even earwax . Hearing aid repairs are common and most hearing specialists are perfectly capable of fixing most issues. However, if you’ve spoken to your hearing care provider multiple times regarding

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If you’re going to see an audiologist for the first time, you may be wondering what to expect. You may be slightly nervous, or you might be excited about the prospect of finding out more about hearing aids. If you’ve got your first appointment coming up, here are four things you can expect. 1. Your medical history If you’re attending

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Did you know that using a lawn mower or any other large home tool could potentially damage your hearing ? It doesn’t take much to cause permanent damage to our ears and the best solution to protect our hearing is ear protection. Ear protection can come in many different shapes and sizes, and in this article, we’re going to explain

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Health should be a priority for all of us. If you hurt your leg or you kept having headaches, you probably wouldn’t think twice about seeing your doctor, but for some reason, many of us tend to ignore problems with our hearing. We may assume that hearing loss is part and parcel of aging or presume that issues will pass

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A lot of people have no idea how to clean their ears . If you think that your ear is filled with wax or clogged up, you might think about reaching for something to get rid of the issue. This could be a small piece of tissue, a pen lid or anything pointy to shovel it out. It’s not the

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Hearing tests are not a particularly common experience. Many of us go for decades without having our hearing examined, only visiting an audiologist when we suspect that we are directly experiencing hearing loss. While suspected hearing loss is definitely a good reason to get your hearing tested, it’s not the only reason. In fact, the general population as a whole

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