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Why Should I Choose An Audiologist?

This blog post will help you decide whether or not an audiologist is right for you. However, to understand the benefits of seeing one, you need to first go over what an audiologist does and why it may be necessary. Who is an audiologist An audiologist is a medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis […]

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What Is It Like To Wear A Hearing Aid?

Wearing a hearing aid is not as easy as it may seem. Many people who wear them must make some adjustments to get used to wearing one. One of the most challenging adjustments for most patients is how the device changes their voice and makes them sound different from others around them.  Why Do You […]

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3 Ways To Support Your Hearing Health

Although it is not always possible to prevent hearing loss – it is often a natural part of getting older – many of the causes of hearing loss are preventable if you take action soon enough, and even if you are already suffering from some degree of hearing loss, it is often possible to stop […]

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10 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss

When you have hearing loss, it is so important that you take good care of your aural health. In many instances, it is possible to manage your hearing loss so that it does not have too significant an impact on you, and in some cases, it does not worsen over time. With that in mind, […]

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How to Keep Your Hearing Aids Working Their Best

Hearing aids are convenient devices that correct hearing impairments of different intensities. Similar to other electronic devices, they are advanced medical devices that are complex with relatively short lifespans. After receiving your hearing aids from your audiologist, it will be necessary to adopt habits that will keep your hearing aids in excellent and durable conditions […]

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Everyday Activities That Could Harm Your Hearing

Many of us associate hearing loss with aging, but getting older is not the only contributor to deterioration. Several everyday activities can harm hearing. In this guide, we’ll explore common hazards and offer tips to help you protect your hearing.  Everyday activities that can harm hearing There are some obvious examples of exposure to loud […]

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Are Hearing Aid Fittings Important?

Hearing aid fittings are an important part of treating hearing loss. If you have been encouraged to start using hearing aids, or you are replacing old hearing aids, your audiologist will organize a fitting. In this guide, we’ll discuss why hearing aid fittings are beneficial and what to expect when you have your appointment. What […]

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Age-related Hearing Loss Is Often Untreated

Hearing loss can happen in many different ways. However, there is no denying that a lot of people end up experiencing hearing loss because of the natural aging process. Nevertheless, one worrying thing about this type of hearing loss is that it is often untreated. Known as presbycusis, age-related hearing loss impacts older adults. The […]

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What Are the Features of a Modern Hearing Test?

If you suspect you may have hearing loss, it is a good idea to identify it as early as possible. More than 15% of Americans experience hearing loss at some point in their lives; it can affect anyone. Although most do live full and active lives, it can sometimes lead to more serious medical problems […]

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Why are People with Hearing Loss More Prone to Dementia?

By the time adults reach their seventies, nearly two-thirds experience some degree of hearing loss. Studies show that adults with hearing loss have a higher susceptibility to dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders.  Why is this, and what can we do to prevent it? A study of nearly 2,000 older adults showed that those […]