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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 […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

According to numerous medical studies, adults who have hearing loss are at a greater risk of developing dementia and other cognitive disorders.  Roughly 30% of adults aged 65 and over and 55% of 80 years and above will encounter some degree of hearing impairment. Experts anticipate that the number of people affected by some level […]

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How Does an Audiologist Conduct a Hearing Test?

If you are booked in for your first hearing test, you may be feeling a little bit nervous about what to expect. After all, it is natural to be anxious when doing anything for the first time. You may be worried that the hearing test is going to be intrusive. However, there is nothing to […]

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What is the Best Way to Clean Hearing Aid Earpieces?

If you own a hearing aid, you will want it to last for as long as possible and to work effectively for many years to come. For this to happen, you are going to need to maintain and clean your hearing devices properly. This is something that we are going to help you with in […]

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What Are the Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids?

If you have been told that you have hearing loss, you will need to choose a hearing aid so that you can maintain a good quality of living. As time has gone on, there have been many advancements in the hearing technology sector, which means you have so many different options to choose from. While […]

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How to Deal with a Family Member with Hearing Loss?

If you have a loved one, whether it’s a spouse, co-worker, good friend, family member or neighbor who experiences hearing loss, you may be wondering how best to support them. Luckily, there are a number of easy ways you can be supportive and compassionate to those with hearing loss.  The main thing that most with […]

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What Should You Know Before Buying Hearing Aids?

For many, hearing aids are an essential, necessary and extremely beneficial part of their life. For those who experience hearing loss, they can really make a huge difference in partially restoring the hearing, no matter if you have mild or severe hearing loss. Hearing aids come in a few different types, and all of them […]

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Are Custom Earplugs Effective?

If you’ve experienced some degree of hearing loss, you may be considering ways to reduce your hearing from becoming diminished further. Of course, you’ll discuss this with your audiologist to come up with a plan for your hearing, including possible treatments, but if you’re looking for something in the meantime, many patients with hearing loss […]

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What Causes Tinnitus in Both Ears?

You might be wondering whether you have tinnitus and, if so, if this is something that there can be a solution to. Firstly, the answer is yes. If you are experiencing tinnitus in one or both ears, then it can be an upsetting and stressful condition. Before looking at causes and treatments, what is tinnitus? […]