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Do You Need A Hearing Aid For Mild Hearing Loss?

According to the National Institute on Hearing Loss and Other Communication Disorders, millions of Americans may require hearing aids to improve their hearing; however, only a few benefit from them. Even so, hearing aids have been shown to improve work, relationships and mental health of individuals with mild hearing loss. Here’s a discussion on whether […]

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How Hearing Loss Sneaks Up on You

Many people believe hearing loss only happens to the aged, which isn’t entirely the case. Regardless of your age, hearing loss can sneak up on you due to several factors. Hearing loss may be common among the aged, but it can also occur at any time in a person’s life, even from birth. But for […]

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Does Tinnitus Affect A Hearing Test?

While the exact cause of tinnitus is often unknown, there is a link between tinnitus and hearing loss. It is generally thought that those experiencing tinnitus have some degree of hearing loss, and it is the brain’s way of filling in the noise. Tinnitus, however, isn’t a condition on its own; instead, it is a […]

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Do You Really Need An Annual Hearing Test?

The short answer is, yes, you should have a regular evaluation as part of your overall health maintenance schedule and routine. Even if you feel okay, an audiologist may uncover an issue or aspect that you might not be aware of or have overlooked. Take the time to dive a bit deeper into the question; […]

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5 Injuries That Can Cause Hearing Loss

If you or someone you love is experiencing hearing loss then you may be wondering the reasons why this came to be. Avoid making assumptions that it’s because of old age and look at a possible event that might have unfolded. For instance, it could be that an injury occurred and caused the hearing loss. […]

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Protect Your Hearing Aids from Heat and Humidity

If you have hearing aids then you want them to work optimally and get the most out of them. You may be new to wearing them and are wondering how to ensure they work most effectively. The good news is that there are steps you can take to keep them functioning well. One important aspect […]

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What are the Most Common Hearing Aid Repairs?

Hearing aids can make all the difference to your day-to-day life when you have hearing loss. Once you have your aid and its fitted and working, you’ll experience a world of benefits. But, as with anything that undergoes regular use, your hearing aids may be subject to wear, tear and some faults or damage over […]

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How to Know Whether Your Child Has a Hearing Problem

Experiences of hearing loss can impact your life in many ways. You may find that you need to invest in specialist equipment to help you communicate with others and hear what is going on around you. You may have to adapt certain elements of your lifestyle to accommodate the hearing loss. It is relatively easy […]

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How Noise Can Impact Your Sleep Cycle

Everybody wants a good night’s sleep. Hitting eight hours each night can leave you well rested, energized and ready for the day ahead. But there are so many factors that can impact not only how long you sleep, but the quality of sleep you’re getting too. One factor that many of us struggle with is […]

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Are Headphones And Earbuds Bad For Your Health?

There are likely many days when you want to use your headphones or earbuds and listen to music or to drown out the noise around you. However, have you ever considered if headphones or earbuds are bad for your health and a health risk overall? While they’re wonderful and useful, there may be reasons to […]