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Seeing an Audiologist for Balance Issues

Balance issues can take you by surprise; they can also be disconcerting and dangerous. If you want to know more about balance issues and who can advise you best, then read on. Balance is closely connected to the hearing system, so you might need to visit an audiologist to examine your inner ear, fit a […]

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Debunking Hearing Protection Myths

There are many myths and misconceptions about hearing protection. For example, some people believe that if they wear earplugs or headphones, they won’t be able to hear anything. Others think that hearing protection is only necessary for construction workers or other people who are regularly exposed to loud noises. The truth is, everyone can benefit […]

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3 Factors to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

Being told that your hearing isn’t as good as it once was, can be worrying, especially as hearing is an important sense that helps you to remain connected to the people and experiences within your life, from your home life to your work life – and everything in between. If you are experiencing hearing loss, […]

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What Should You Ask Your Audiologist About Hearing Aid Repairs?

Your hearing aids are an important investment. You rely on them to help you communicate with the world around you, and when they’re not working properly, it can be frustrating. It’s critical to find a qualified audiologist who can help you with repairs and maintenance. But what should you ask your audiologist about hearing aid […]

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4 Ways an Audiologist Can Help You

Your hearing plays such a massive role in quality of life, and this is why people experiencing hearing loss or hearing problems need to take action. Now, this can sometimes be tricky, because people don’t like to admit when they might be experiencing difficulties with their hearing, so this is the first step in the […]

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How to Prepare for Your Hearing Aid Fitting

Hearing aids can be life changing. They make it easier to have conversations, listen to people you care about, and even go out in public again. It’s a positive change that comes after preparation – which is where you come in. A hearing aid fitting is the first step to unlocking the potential of these […]

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What is Tinnitus Retraining Therapy?

If you are one of the millions of people who experience tinnitus, you know how disruptive and frustrating the condition can be. Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing or humming noise that is heard in the ears, and it can be challenging to concentrate or sleep when you have it. Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is a […]

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4 Fast Facts About Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common physical condition in the United States, after arthritis and heart disease? It’s a problem that affects more than 48 million Americans, and it can happen to anyone at any age. This blog post will discuss four fast facts about hearing loss that you need […]

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What You Need to Know About Hearing Devices

Hearing loss can be an overwhelming experience to go through, although it’s made easier and more straightforward with the help of an audiologist. During the process, hearing aids will be brought up. If it’s your first experience with the devices, it’s natural to feel a bit confused. You’ll likely have a few questions and want […]

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Questions to Ask During Your Hearing Test

When you have a hearing test, you will of course want to ensure that you can make the most of it, that you come out the other side with a full understanding of your hearing health and where to go from there. Your audiologist will always make sure of this, but to help you feel […]