Hearing Health Blog

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Age-related Hearing Loss Is Often Untreated

Age-related hearing loss affects a large number of adults. It occurs when the hair cells in the inner ear naturally break down due to the aging process. Sound can still reach the inner ear, but the lack of hair cells means that signal has a hard time reaching the brain. This is also known as […]

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Is it normal to have occasional tinnitus?

There are any number of hearing conditions that a person can experience. Perhaps the one that’s most disconcerting is tinnitus. This is when you hear a ringing noise that doesn’t seem to originate from any external source. It seems to be emitted from inside your ears. In some cases, this can be mild and manageable. […]

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How to Quickly Adjust Your Hearing Aids

If you’ve been experiencing hearing loss, then it’s important to schedule an appointment with your audiologist. They’ll be able to determine the extent of your hearing loss and recommend treatment solutions. While there are various methods for improving hearing, the most common solution is to have a hearing aid fitted. These can significantly help to […]

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How Does an Audiologist Conduct a Hearing Test?

If you’re beginning to experience hearing loss, then it’s important that you’re taking steps to improve things. The recommended course of action is to book an appointment; they’ll have the experience and know-how that’ll tell you the current standard of your hearing, and the treatment options available to you. The first step is to conduct […]

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What are Invisible-in-canal (IIC) Hearing Aids?

There are many types of hearing aids out there. If you have hearing loss or impairment and you are wondering about your options for you or a loved one, then you are going to want to know what kinds of hearing aids you might be looking at. There are many and they each offer their […]

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How to Support Hearing-Impaired Loved Ones?

Hearing loss is not just something that impacts on the life of the person experiencing it, but on everyone who surrounds them in life too. This is an important thing to bear in mind, as it is important to ensure that the individual’s social and family life is still kept intact and that those around […]

a hearing loss patient is receiving the results of his audiogram

Why is a Hearing Test Important?

Most people will experience some degree of hearing loss at some point in their lives. If you have not yet experienced this, you are bound to find that you do eventually, and when you do it’s good to know what to do about it. If you have experienced some hearing loss in the past, then […]