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Hearing loss is a common problem, but it's one that many people find difficult to confront. However, the longer you leave hearing loss without addressing it, the more it can begin to affect your life. Hearing loss can cause a wide range of problems for your health and wellness and your quality of life and happiness. When you're finding it

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Tinnitus can be a frustrating and difficult condition to deal with. It’s often described as a high-pitched whine, buzz or screech that we can hear constantly or intermittently. It’s known as a subjective sound because it can only be heard by us, and this is because it’s being caused by damaged nerves in our hearing. The two conditions are linked

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Hearing aids are essential to the daily lives of all who use them but they can suffer from maintenance issues if you don’t practice cleaning and taking care of them. Your hearing specialist will likely have recommended a few good practices that will help you keep your hearing aids cleaned, but you may eventually forget them or neglect taking care

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Like many of our senses, hearing is something that can slowly deteriorate over time and it’s often difficult to identify if our hearing has actually degraded or not. This makes it hard to tell if we’re in need of hearing aids and it’s important to understand the signs of hearing loss so that you can take the appropriate measures. Most

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If you’ve been coping with hearing loss , you may be wondering what course of action to take to get the treatment you deserve. There are a variety of health care professionals at your disposal, but hearing instrument specialists offer knowledge and skills when it comes to hearing aid evaluations, fitting and repairs. What is a hearing instrument specialist? A

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Hearing aids are incredibly delicate, complex pieces of technology. And just like every other piece of sensitive tech that you have in your home, they can be susceptible to technical difficulties. Whether you get your aids wet, drop them on the floor or don’t clean them properly, it can all result in a potential problem, where they start making funny

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There is a multitude of hearing problems that cause hearing loss and not all of them are permanent. It is vital that you speak to a professional to ensure you get a correct diagnosis so that you understand the condition properly and can take the necessary steps to help yourself. In this guide, we’re going to run through some of

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Hearing instrument specialists are professionals that will diagnose your hearing loss and also help you choose the right hearing aid for your needs. Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions to be overlooked due to how gradual and slowly the condition develops. You might not even realize you have hearing loss until you take a closer look at

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Tinnitus is a ringing or buzzing sound that occurs in your ears. It can last for a few seconds, minutes, hours or even days depending on the severity. It has many causes and is often known as a subjective sound, meaning that only you can hear it. There are a few rare cases where hearing specialists have encountered objective tinnitus,

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If you need to choose new hearing aids , you might be unsure about which factors and features you need to consider. Fortunately, you can speak to your hearing specialist about your options and they can help you to make the right choice. When you're considering your options, you can ask them questions and they will explain what you should

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