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Can You Pass A Hearing Test But Still Have Problems Hearing?

Many individuals experiencing hearing loss ask a very sensible question; can you pass a hearing test but still have problems hearing? There are a number of different answers to this very good question. The reality is that it all boils down to the degree of the hearing loss. As hearing loss worsens, the likelihood of […]

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3 Methods of Communicating with The Hearing Impaired

Even without hearing loss, discussions and communication require a great deal of concentration, energy and patience. A loud setting or individuals who talk too rapidly can make communication difficult for anyone, but especially for those with hearing loss or other hearing impairments. This can make things challenging not just for the person with hearing loss […]

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss

There aren’t too many things better than packing your bags, boarding a flight and boarding somewhere new and exciting. Indeed, it’s one of life’s pleasures. But of course, not every aspect of a trip can be fun. There are always logistical matters that need to be taken care of. If you have hearing loss, then […]

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4 Signs Your Child Needs A Hearing Test

Hearing is something that we can all take for granted. But when it comes to our children, it is something that we do need to monitor. Being able to hear well can impact the cognitive and social development of children, so if there are any signs of hearing loss, it is important to not delay […]

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Does Health Insurance Cover Hearing Aids?

Health insurance is a must for every household, and many insurers will offer coverage for a range of healthcare and medical needs. From adults to babies and children, health insurance can help to cover the costs of a range of needs. But what about those people who are experiencing hearing loss and could benefit from […]

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How to Prepare for Your Appointment with an Audiologist

Scheduling an appointment with an audiologist is an essential part of maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. When your ears work properly, everything else will follow suit. However, it is common for people to take their oral health for granted, which is why visiting an audiologist isn’t always at the top of your list. A […]

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Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

It is a known fact that as we get older, we are more likely to experience a level of decline in our cognitive ability. This can be quite subtle and mild for some, but for others, it can be something that is much more serious. It can be considered a normal aspect of aging to […]

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What Style of Hearing Aid I Should Wear?

When you are experiencing hearing loss, there is a lot of thought that can go into protecting your hearing, as well as helping your hearing to improve so that you can hear at your normal level. When it comes to hearing aids, though, you may be concerned about how they will fit, what they will […]

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How to Make Hearing Aids More Comfortable

When experiencing hearing loss, you may consider using hearing aids to help you hear things clearly again. Your first contact should always be an audiologist, as they administer hearing tests to detect your degree of hearing loss and then can point you in the right direction when it comes to device selection. There are multiple […]

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How to Convince a Family Member to Wear a Hearing Aid?

In general, approaching the topic of hearing loss with a family member can sometimes make them feel uncomfortable. A gentle approach is the best way to start. You want to make sure you consider their point of view, as most people do not want to admit that they may have a problem hearing. To talk […]