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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, your audiologist likely recommended buying hearing aids to help you communicate better. Your audiologist will  work with you to find the best possible solution for your specific needs, whether you want something small and discreet, or something large and feature filled.  When you go for a hearing aid fitting, there are a

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You already know what you eat impacts numerous aspects of your health, but did you know what you eat may play a crucial role in how well you hear as you get older? Your diet provides the building blocks for your general wellbeing, as well as the fuel to keep your body's systems functioning correctly. So, is there a specific

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With over 36 million Americans experiencing some form of hearing loss , this is the third most prominent chronic health condition. As such, it is crucial to seek help and advice. With one-third of Americans between the age of 65-74, as well as almost half of those over 75 experiencing hearing loss, it appears to correlate with getting older.  What

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Tinnitus is a change in electrical activity that occurs for any reason in the auditory threshold and is perceived by the brain as sound, despite the fact that there is no new sound in the environment. The auditory cortex does not recognize that this activity is not external. It is simply processed as sound and perceives it as a buzzing

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Hearing is perhaps the most valuable sensation as it is the one that helps us communicate with the people around us, our family and friends, and generally perceive the sounds from our environment. Whilst we associate hearing loss with age, it can also affect the younger generations for a number of reasons. According to research, 35% of people with hearing

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It is true that hearing aids can be an expensive necessity. If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss and have been told that you need a hearing aid , the cost of purchasing one can be daunting. Finances are the biggest reasons why many people forego the option to get a hearing aid because they do not know the

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If your child has trouble hearing, then it’s a wise idea to consult with an audiologist. It’s in your best interest to do what’s in your power to make the most of your child’s audiologist appointment . You can help your child gain access to optimal sound and hearing by involving yourself in the appointments and process. An audiologist will

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Your hearing is a very important part of who you are and useful for everyday functioning. Thousands of years ago, people started investigating hearing, hearing loss and its causes. Audiology as a profession really began taking off in the 1920s when technology was advanced enough to design the first audiometers to measure hearing. A hearing test provides a measurement of

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Your hearing aids will require cleaning like anything else you use regularly. Quality hearing aid cleaning will provide years of reliable and better hearing. Hearing aids are a significant investment, so it’s in your best interest to take good care of them. Learning how to clean and maintain them at home will help to ensure they last longer and continue

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Hearing loss comes in different shapes and forms. For people who are experiencing hearing loss for the first time, it’s hard to tell whether they are dealing with severe or mild hearing loss without running a hearing test. However, you can get a feel for your hearing health by understanding which sounds you can and can’t hear.  The degree of

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