Hearing Health Blog

The world is becoming far more aware of the importance of accessibility and inclusion. You may have friends, family members, or work colleagues that have hearing loss. With a few adjustments to your own communication methods, you can make them feel at ease, and vastly improve your knowledge and acceptance.  Basics There are some people who are very open about

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You may have noticed that over the years, hearing aids have drastically improved. They’re sleeker, smoother and more form-fitting to your actual shape these days. Hearing aids are more personal now than they ever have been before, with molds that are taken to get you fitted correctly at your hearing aid appointments with your audiologist . The improvements that are

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We are lucky enough to live in a world where technology is coming on in leaps and bounds. No matter where you look, technology is filtering into our lives and, most recently, the medical and healthcare sectors are embracing technology more and more. In the audiology sector, hearing aids have developed from the days where people held trumpets to their

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With the many differences in professional titles in the medical field, it’s essential that you get the right one to help you with your diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss . Many people don't question the qualifications of the person that screens their hearing, puts them through hearing tests or even fits them with their new hearing aid – and

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Although many people are familiar with the term tinnitus, few people really understand what the condition involves . Often, people assume that tinnitus simply refers to a ringing sound in the ears, but the condition can be far more varied than this. Tinnitus causes patients to hear sounds which don’t originate from an outside source. Although this can take the

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The cost of medical equipment and treatment can pose a problem for many Americans, but living with hearing loss isn’t an easy thing to do. While many insurance companies provide some level of cover for hearing-related treatment and disorders, you’ll need to check your policy documents to determine what level of coverage you have and what tests, treatments and equipment

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Audiologists , hearing instrument specialists and ear, nose and throat experts all treat patients with ear or hearing related issues, so how do you know which healthcare professional is right for you? Choosing an appropriate healthcare provider is vital to getting effective treatment. While you should always be referred to a more suitable doctor if there’s one available, identifying the

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Hearing loss is more than just an inconvenience. It can negatively impact your quality of life, your relationships and your career. It may start innocuous enough. We find ourselves asking others to repeat themselves a little more. We find that we have to turn the TV up a little higher. Nothing worth seriously worrying about. However, the nature of hearing

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Being given hearing aids by an audiologist is a big deal, but a big part of your hearing aid use is the hearing aid repairs and maintenance that you need to be aware of to ensure that you can maintain your hearing for longer. You should be able to count on your hearing, and for that, you need working hearing

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Some people experience a ringing, whooshing or buzzing inside their ears, which can be intermittent or constant.  It's something that affects up to 20 percent of the population, and while it's not a condition on its own, it's a symptom of other underlying issues, such as hearing loss or ear injury. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, but

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