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Top FAQs About Hearing Tests

Your hearing is one of the most important senses you have, giving you the ability to respond to the sounds that occur around you. Hearing loss is incredibly common, with nearly one in eight people in the US living with this condition and this means that there is a lot of treatment and test options […]

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4 Tips for Selecting a Hearing Aid

A hearing aid that has been carefully chosen has the ability to change the wearer’s quality of life for the better. Hearing aids are still one of the most effective treatments for hearing loss, and these days there are so many options when it comes to style, tech, and custom features available. However, while this […]

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Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

In order to feel connected to others, we need to be able to communicate with them clearly and easily. One of the most important communication skills to have is listening. Listening helps to build a rapport, ensures everyone is on the same page and brings people closer together. However, hearing loss makes listening tough, and […]

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How to Prepare for Your Appointment with an Audiologist

Scheduling an appointment to see an audiologist is a big step to help you address any hearing issues you’re experiencing. Both you and your audiologist want the very same outcome, not just from this first appointment but for appointments and treatments to come in the future. They want to achieve the best possible hearing experience […]

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

There is no denying that hearing loss is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the US, with statistics showing it affects more than nine-million Americans over the age of 65. What is more staggering is that hearing loss figures can reach close to 10 million Americans between the ages of 45-64. Additionally, 60% of […]

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Will Hearing Aids Help with Ringing in the Ears?

Do you find yourself experiencing ringing in in the ears? This common problem, known as tinnitus, can often be helped with the use of hearing aids. However, is there any evidence or information that supports the use of hearing aids with tinnitus, and can hearing aids help with the ringing in the ears? This article […]

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Which is the best battery for hearing aids?

When talking to your audiologist about the use and care of your hearing aid, the subject of batteries is going to come up a lot. Hearing aids are, after all, electronic devices and, as such, they need a source of electrical energy which is provided by the battery. Not only is it important to take […]

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What to Expect When You Need Hearing Aid Repairs

While hearing aid companies do everything that they can to ensure that their products last for many years, they can still be damaged. Moisture is a leading cause of device failure, as is earwax, sitting on them and dropping them on the floor. These can all harm your hearing device and necessitate repair. Often you […]

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How Can You Tell if You Have Tinnitus?

A lot of people fail to pay attention to their ears and their hearing health. This is because the effects are so gradual and small that we don’t notice any deterioration until it’s too late. One of the most common hearing health conditions that we encounter is tinnitus, an internal ringing, buzzing or hissing noise […]

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How is Tinnitus Treated?

Tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears, is something that can be intermittent or continuous. You could hear ringing, hissing, chirping or numerous other sounds. It can be worse when the noise in the background is low which means that an individual could be more aware of it at night or when they are […]