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When Should You See a Hearing Professional?

Hearing loss is a common issue that affects millions of people in the United States. It can be caused by various factors, such as aging, exposure to noise and genetics. If you are experiencing any difficulty hearing, it is important to see a hearing health professional as soon as possible. This blog post will discuss […]

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How Can You Treat Tinnitus?

Tinnitus causes you to hear sounds that no one else can hear. It is a common problem that affects more than 50-million Americans. Tinnitus can affect people’s lives every day. Tinnitus isn’t a disease. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition. The people who work in health care can’t cure tinnitus, but they can help […]

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Why Do People Ignore Hearing Loss Symptoms?

When you break a bone, you seek medical attention immediately. Experiencing hearing loss should be no different, but many people ignore their hearing loss symptoms. Untreated hearing loss can lead to mental health issues, decreased cognitive functioning, and extreme fatigue.  With such serious side effects, why do people ignore their hearing loss symptoms?  Hearing loss […]

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How Hearing Protection Prevents Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a major concern for anyone that is exposed to loud sounds for a prolonged period of time. Whether you work in construction, travel as a musician or even do a lot of garden maintenance, there’s a good chance that you’re exposing yourself to loud sounds on a regular basis. In fact, some […]

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Why Should You Visit an Audiologist for a Hearing Test?

Many people fail to get hearing tests regularly enough. This might be because they don’t think it’s important enough, or because they are worried about them. But hearing tests are important, and they are also quick and easy to carry out, so it’s important that you make a point of visiting your audiologist for a […]

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How Hearing Protection Prevents Tinnitus

People often think that the only hearing-related issue is hearing loss, but this isn’t the case. Take tinnitus, for instance. This is something that around 20% of Americans experience. Tinnitus isn’t a condition on its own; it’s a symptom of an underlying condition, most commonly, ear damage. Usually, people develop tinnitus after having been exposed […]

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How Does an Audiologist Help with Hearing Aid Repairs?

Audiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating hearing loss and other ear conditions. They may work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, or private practice. Audiologists are trained to help with a variety of situations, from hearing loss treatment to the maintenance and repair of hearing aids. You may wonder, how do audiologists […]

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How Often Do You Need a Hearing Test?

We are all aware that there are regular screening tests that we should attend: eye exams are recommended every two years, for example, while other types of hearing testing have shorter or longer recommended intervals between appointments. Hearing exams, on the other hand, are not typically included in this routine health maintenance regimen for the […]

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What are the Benefits of Scheduling a Hearing Aid Fitting?

Hearing loss is a common issue, with one in 10 Americans experiencing some level of hearing impairment. For those affected, scheduling a hearing aid fitting can be an important step in improving their quality of life. In this article, we’ll explore the many benefits of scheduling a professional hearing aid fitting. Reduced Risk of Developing […]

How is Tinnitus Best Treated?

How is Tinnitus Best Treated?

Relief is possible if you have tinnitus. However, it will require you to work with an audiologist. Every tinnitus case is unique, with several health problems triggering ringing sounds such as hissing, clicking or buzzing in the ears. The sounds can be soft or very loud in one ear or both. However, your audiologist can […]