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As we get older, we need to attend appointments with an audiologist to assess our hearing . These regular assessments can help us to understand how bad our hearing has become and whether we need appointments to fit hearing aids. While you are trying to make sure that you get the best possible hearing care, you need to work out

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Hearing loss is incredibly common, with statistics suggesting that a majority of people will experience the issue at some point in their lives. However, the causes of hearing loss are far less known - but also present an opportunity for hope. After all, if you know the reason for hearing loss, it naturally follows that there may be things you

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If right now you are experiencing a ringing or buzzing in your ears, you could be dealing with a condition called tinnitus . It’s a condition that varies in severity from person to person, and it’s also one that affects different people in different ways. Some people report a low and constant hissing sound. Others notice intermittent, but high-pitched, whistling.

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Tinnitus affects around 10-15 percent of adults in the US. This common condition has a variety of causal factors, and a few different treatments for managing it too. If you have tinnitus or suspect that you might have it, it's important to get a good understanding of the condition. Learn about what it is, what causes it and how tinnitus

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As you may have heard, recent legislation in most states dictates that all newborns must undergo hearing screening shortly after birth in order to detect if they have any kind of hearing loss . A lot of people support this decision because it makes it easier for doctors and parents to detect hearing loss in their children at a very

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Most of us have limited knowledge about hearing loss , apart from what we hear about it from others or read up on the internet. We think that since we are not affected by hearing loss, whatever amount of information we have is good enough. Thus, like many others, we, along with a few facts, believe in several myths about

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Ear cleaning isn’t something we have to worry about all too regularly. However, when the ears do suffer from a blockage, it’s important to seek quick action. Booking an appointment to see a qualified audiologist is the best solution, particularly when you’re unsure about the damage. Nonetheless, there are situations in which it is possible to take matters into your

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If you have a problem with your hearing, you might arrange a hearing test with your audiologist. It is important to do this if you notice any changes to your hearing that could point to a major issue or problem. This might include hearing additional noises from inside your ear, sudden deafness or perhaps even just noticing that loud noises

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Perhaps you’ve done it for years – cleaned your ears every day. While it may feel good, it’s not necessary and in fact could lead to problems. You may have seen recent articles about how cotton swabs should not be used to clean your ear canals. What can you do? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about how to

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You probably already have a pretty good idea on smart things to do when it comes to cleaning your ears . You know to only use audiology-approved cleaning products to wash them gently so that you don’t wear away the tissue. You also know to ask your audiologist if you have any questions. But what are some things that you

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