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Why Should You See an Audiologist for Hearing Aid Maintenance?

If you have recently become a hearing aid wearer, you may not understand how important it is to maintain it. After all, once you become accustomed to your device, it’s something you could forget about and may not remember to do every day. Either way, seeing an audiologist for your hearing aid allows them to […]

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How Often Do You Need a Hearing Test?

Most people don’t usually ask themselves the question, how often should I have a hearing test? If you find yourself struggling to hear what others are saying to you in conversations, it might signal that you’re experiencing hearing loss. While it makes sense to have hearing tests when you feel like something is wrong, is […]

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4 Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aids

Hearing aids can significantly improve the quality of your life. However, it can be a worrying time. After all, you want to make sure you choose the appropriate hearing aid. But what questions should be asked, and what do you need to know when looking at hearing aids? What Type of Hearing Aid Is Best […]

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What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss can be caused by many different things, some are temporary and some are permanent. Noise-induced hearing loss is a type of hearing loss that is caused by too much exposure to loud noises in long or short periods of time. For example, if you’ve spent years working in a loud work environment and […]

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What are the Best Styles of Hearing Aids?

When you are experiencing hearing loss, finding the right hearing aid for you can require forethought and research. Discussing your requirements for your hearing aid with your audiologist can help you find the right hearing aid for you. The best types of hearing aids can be subjective and largely depend on your lifestyle and personal […]

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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 […]