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What Causes Presbycusis?

There are many different types of hearing loss that impacts people around the world today. One of the most common is presbycusis. You may think that you are not familiar with this type of hearing condition. However, presbycusis is the term that is used to describe the situation where people start to gradually lose their […]

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3 Ways to Locate an Audiologist

Unlike dentists who are seen on a regular basis from a very young age audiologists can be harder to locate when needed. Most dentists are close to your house and there is a quick and obvious way to get in contact and seek their services. An audiologist they are normally contacted when problems arise rather […]

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What Jobs Require Hearing Protection?

If you’re doing a job that requires you to work near loud noises, it’s vital to put the right protection for your ears in place. This is something that’s often overlooked in some professions, and people go on to experience hearing loss and other hearing issues as a result. If you want a better idea […]

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3 Conditions an Audiologist Treats

If you are concerned about your hearing, you should consider visiting an audiologist. They are well equipped to diagnose and treat a wide array of hearing problems, ranging from hearing loss and tinnitus to balance problems and noise sensitivity. If you’re unsure whether or not an audiologist is the right professional for you to see, […]

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Are BTE Hearing Aids Right for You?

When your audiologist has recommended a hearing aid to you, you will understandably want to know about the different types of hearing aids that are available. While they can all be recommended to help improve your hearing, you might prefer to choose one type over another. In this article, we are going to look at […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Picking the Right Hearing Aids

When you see an audiologist for a hearing test, there is a good chance that you will be recommended hearing aids to support your hearing health if a loss is detected. It’s a big decision, and it’s one of the smartest investments that you will ever make for your hearing, but before you decide to […]

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What Do You Need to Know About Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is something that no one should feel ashamed about and it’s something that can be fairly common for a lot of people around the world. Whether it’s hearing loss that’s happened through genetics or if it’s working in an environment with loud noises and little ear protection, it’s good to know all about […]

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What are the Most Common Hearing Aid Features?

Hearing aid technology is always advancing and modern hearing aids come with more added features. All hearing aids contain the same basic parts, like a microphone, amplifier and a speaker, but there are many added extras that you need to consider when choosing hearing aids. During an appointment with an audiologist, they will discuss the […]

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What Hobbies Need Hearing Protection?

Having a hobby can be great to have in your life, as a distraction, a stress reliever, and a good thing for physical and mental health. However, there are some hobbies that could pose a risk to your hearing if you do not protect your ears in the right way. Hobbies that involve exposure to […]

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A Guide to Hearing Aid Features

When choosing hearing aids, it is important to consider the different styles available, but you also need to decide which added features are most important to you. Your audiologist will take you through the different types and the relative pros and cons of each, but you should also read this list of hearing aid features […]