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Hearing loss usually is often gradual, so you may not notice it at first. But if it appears that it’s more difficult to hear the TV, if you find you’re asking friends and family to repeat themselves or if you have trouble hearing in moderately noisy places, you may have some hearing loss. Audiologists use hearing tests to determine the

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Hearing loss affects far more people than many of us realize; figures suggest that around 20 percent of Americans are living with some degree of hearing loss and nearly 29 million people would benefit from using hearing aids . Are you worried that you could be suffering from hearing loss? Read through the list of telltale signs below and book

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Do you have a nagging feeling that your hearing isn’t what it used to be?  Everyone struggles to hear in one situation or another, but the trick is to recognize when you need help. If you’re walking the line between difficulty hearing in a noisy place and more general hearing loss, then here are five excellent reasons to schedule an

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Hearing aids are incredibly important investments to your hearing and overall health. Because these small devices become vital to your everyday life, it’s important to know how to care for them properly. Consider the following seven hearing aid care tips to keep your devices in optimal shape! 1. Wipe with a soft cloth Keep your hearing aid clean to stop dust

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When you fail an initial hearing screening , you are referred to an audiologist for a more complete hearing test. While a screening might take just a few moments, complete hearing tests can take one to two hours. As part of these tests, a report known as an audiogram is created. It may look like lines on a page, but

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Taking the step to have your hearing tested and evaluated by a hearing healthcare professional is an important decision that will affect your life and health for years to come. Just as you should weigh carefully which provider you choose, making sure they’re credentialed and reputable, it’s important to take time and care when selecting hearing aids . Use these

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While hearing loss can often be detected through common symptoms such as extra loud television sets or asking people to repeat themselves, like most medical issues, diagnosis requires an examination . If you suspect you suffer from hearing loss it’s important to see a hearing healthcare professional such as an audiologist for proper diagnosis. To determine if you have hearing

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In the past, if you wore hearing aids and wanted to listen to an MP3 player, you had to remove your hearing aids to insert the device’s earbuds. Using the phone with hearing aids caused interference or feedback. Now, thanks to wireless technology, Bluetooth and assistive listening devices (ALDs), you can enjoy various forms of media without sacrificing the crisp,

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Hearing is an incredibly important aspect to our daily lives. When you have untreated hearing loss, you risk developing social anxiety, depression and a lower quality of life. And because hearing loss doesn’t discriminate, the best way to find out if you have hearing loss is to have your hearing tested. You may not think that you have a hearing

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More and more people are falling into the trap of buying hearing aids online or by mail order without ever visiting an audiologist in person. While there is no denying that the discounts offered by online hearing aids can be tempting, purchasing hearing aids without a professional fitting is a bad idea for a number of reasons. Hearing aids and

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