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If you’re reading this, then you’ve probably just booked an appointment with a hearing healthcare professional for the first time. Understandably, you’re now wondering how you can prepare for this, and what you might expect. Below, you’ll see a few ideas that will ensure you’re well-prepared for this appointment when it rolls around: Make notes about your health and lifestyle

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When it comes to your hearing, protection is key. It’s one of the most important senses that you have to deal with, and your sense of hearing cannot be reversed as easily as your vision can. When hearing is damaged, it deteriorates and continues to deteriorate without restoring to its original function. It’s good news, then, that there are different

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Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids have the main portion of the hearing aid sitting behind the ear. Tubing connects this part to the ear, where there will often be a custom earmold. Some variations on the standard BTE hearing aid include receiver-in-the-ear (RITE), receiver-in-canal (RIC) and mini BTE hearing aids. BTE hearing aids are suitable for a wide range of users

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Have you noticed a problem with your hearing? It might be worth booking an appointment with an audiologist . They will be able to tell you if you have hearing loss and recommend the treatment that will be most effective for your needs. Often, treatment will be hearing aids but this depends on the cause of your issues. It is

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A hearing test can help you understand what’s going on inside your ears. It shows an audiologist what state your hearing is in, and it can be a very beneficial test to take. Having said that, these tests aren’t mandatory. In fact, most people have probably not had a hearing test since childhood. So, this begs the question; do you

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Earwax might not look like the most appealing substance but it is part of a healthy and clean ear. The function of wax is to protect the delicate skin of your inner ear and catch any bacteria and viral infections before they can take hold. Most of the time, earwax will drain from the ear by itself and should not

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If you want to stop the onset of noise-induced hearing loss, ear protection is the best solution for those working or enjoying hobbies in dangerously loud environments. There are a few different options, including earmuffs and disposable earplugs. However, your audiologist might recommend using custom hearing protection instead. Here, we’re going to look at why that might be by exploring

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Tinnitus is not a single condition, but rather a symptom that can be related to an underlying condition. For that reason, people can experience it in different ways and you might not be sure whether your experience is classified as tinnitus. Here are some of the most common signs you have it, which should prompt you to visit an audiologist.

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When it comes to hearing health, it’s a good idea to seek out the best service you can possibly get. After all, hearing is one of our most important senses and it’s crucial that we get the best care we can afford in order to diagnose any potential issues and get them sorted efficiently. When looking for your hearing care

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Hearing aids are the number one solution when it comes to dealing with hearing loss. If your hearing care provider has recently helped set you up with some new hearing devices, then your life is about to change. These devices will dramatically improve your hearing, but it can feel a bit strange in the initial period after you put them

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