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Over 50 million Americans suffer from auditory problems of some kind, which is why an audiologist may be one of the most important healthcare professionals in your life. Frankly, they could hold the key to treating a whole host of issues related to the health of your ears. Most people are shocked by the number of issues that an audiologist

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Tinnitus is one of the most frustrating health conditions that anyone could ever encounter. It is characterized by hearing sounds such as clicking or whistling even when there is no source of external sound. This can occur in one ear or both. Whether continuous or intermittent, tinnitus has the ability to bring significant disruption to your daily life. Finding a

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If you work in a noisy environment or you are constantly attending events where your  hearing is at risk, an audiologist may recommend that you invest in custom ear protection . Unlike regular earplugs, custom ear protectors are designed to fit your specific needs and provide you with the best form of protection. Anyone around noises over 85 decibels should

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Hearing loss affects many more of us than we might expect. Some studies show that approximately 15 percent of all adults have some form of hearing loss or express difficulty hearing. More than 50 percent of people over 65 have a form of hearing loss. But how does it happen and what is going on in the ear that causes

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If you use hearing aids, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to call upon your audiologist to ask about hearing aid repairs. Hearing aids are robust and hard-wearing, but they’re not immune to damage. If your hearing aids aren’t firing on all cylinders, or you think they may be damaged, here are some frequently asked questions

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For most of us, the first time we encounter an audiologist will be later in life. Prior to this, most of us know the basics about the role of an audiologist, but couldn’t explain in detail what they actually do. This means when you find yourself in need of an audiologist, there’s a chance you won’t be sure of the

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A hearing aid fitting can be a very exciting time for you. It’s where you’ll finally receive your hearing aid, and be given the opportunity to hear clearly for the first time in a long time. It’s a momentous occasion for many people, and can literally transform your life. With that being said, it’s beneficial if you fully prepare yourself

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Regardless of whether you suffer from hearing loss or not, you should all have at least one hearing test in your life. They exist for a reason; to make sure your hearing is still in good condition, and to diagnose any problems you might have. As a consequence, your audiologist can use the results of your test to figure out

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As technology progresses, we often see things getting incredibly small. Everything from cell phones to home computers has shrunk significantly over the past couple of decades, as engineers find great ways of packing more tech into less space. And the same is true when it comes to hearing aid technology, especially in-the-ear or ITE hearing aids . Many hearing loss

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Everyone knows that buildup of earwax and dirt in the ear canal can cause many different hearing-related problems. That is why it is vital that you speak at length to your audiologist about the best ear cleaning practices the next time you arrange an appointment and visit their office. The last thing you want is to develop tinnitus or something

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