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The difference that hearing aids can make in your life should not be underestimated. They can expose you to a whole range and level of sound you haven’t heard in some time. While the benefits of this should seem obvious, some people don’t anticipate the challenge it brings, too. Not only is the physical sensation of wearing the device new

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Would you like to get in touch with a hearing health professional and book an assessment during the next few months? Do you know about a hearing specialist who’s managed to help some of your friends or family members with their hearing loss issues? Then you just need to seek out the most respected experts in your local area and

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Hearing aids are wonderful creations that have given millions of people around the world the ability to hear again. However, much like any other electronic device, they need to be taken care of if you want them to last long. They can easily be damaged, they can be neglected and they’re small enough that you might even lose them if

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Hearing loss is a widespread problem affecting millions of people. Though age is a very common factor in hearing loss, it’s not a condition only for the older. Exposure to high levels of noise and other environmental factors can all contribute, too. When you start suffering from hearing loss, no matter what age you are, a hearing instrument specialist can

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Speak to any hearing care provider about the most common hearing issues they deal with, and they’ll tell you tinnitus is at the top of the list. It affects millions of people every year, with some people ending up with the condition for life. One of the reasons this condition is so common is that multiple things can cause it.

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Most may consider aging or exposure to loud noises as the causes of hearing loss . However, a potential cause of hearing damage, which many do not consider, is medicine. Taking certain types of medication could cause hearing loss, according to several studies and reports. In fact, according to recent research, there are more than 200 prescription and over-the-counter drugs

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Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids are possibly one of the types that you're most familiar with. As one of the more visible types of hearing aid, you've likely seen someone wearing one. However, although they are more visible than other types of hearing aid, they can still be discreet. This style of hearing aid is slimmer than it was in the

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Rarely is the world totally silent. Even in the middle of a forest, there is usually some sort of sounds around us. Because we so keenly respond to these sounds around us, hearing loss can be a devastating part of our life. Approximately 1 in 20 American is already deaf or hard of hearing. Some of these people may not

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When it comes to hearing aids , there tends to be a lot of gossip flying around. Many baseless myths go around regarding hearing aids; many of these can put people off investing in hearing aids or even going to visit a hearing specialist . Many of these myths can even damage people who are unaware of the effects of

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If you’re experiencing issues with your ears or hearing, it’s a good idea to visit a professional to have your hearing health evaluated . For many people, this means visiting a hearing instrument specialist (HIS). With that being said, it can calm any pre-appointment nerves if you have more knowledge on hearing instrument specialists and what might occur at the

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