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Hearing aids are important devices, but they’re also small and can be very fragile. If they’re dropped, then it could shatter the plastic casing or, even worse, damage some of the components inside. They’re electronic devices and are vulnerable to physical damage despite their hard shells. But how common are hearing aid repairs ? More than you think. There are

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You may not be aware of how sensitive your hearing is to loud noises. Hearing can actually be damaged fairly easily , whether it’s from constant exposure to loud noise or one incredibly loud burst. Anything over 80 decibels can potentially damage your hearing, particularly if you are constantly exposed to the source. This means that various people could be

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There are a great many health conditions that we experience as we go through life, but the most common ones affect your sight and your hearing. Tinnitus is known in the colloquial sense as a ‘ringing in the ears,’ but it can also be known as buzzing, hissing and a low-level background noise that just won’t go away. Tinnitus is

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When earwax builds up in your ears, it can be irritating, uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. Most earwax is beneficial and harmless, but some people do experience a buildup of earwax to the point that it blocks the ear. This is known as an impaction. Beyond affecting your hearing, it can cause pain, dizziness, tinnitus and even possibly ear infections. There

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If your audiologist believes that you would benefit from wearing hearing aids , they may recommend specific types to you based on your individual needs. There are various types of hearing aid, and it’s always beneficial to explore the options available to you, gather as much information about the different kinds of hearing aids and ask questions before making a

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If you’re soon due for a hearing test , then it might help you to learn that there are actually several different types of hearing tests that your audiologist will use in order to determine your level of hearing loss. Understanding the differences can be difficult if you haven’t researched it beforehand. This article will explain the different types of

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Hearing loss is a delicate subject, but it’s one that you cannot afford to ignore. After all, your ears are used on a 24/7 basis. As such, it’s important to gain a basic understanding of the issues regardless of whether you suffer from them. Like most people, you’re probably equipped with a whole series of questions. Here are some of

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When you have hearing aids , it’s easy to forget that they are quite a sensitive, delicate piece of tech. It’s important that you make sure you look after your hearing aids properly and keep them in good condition. Bought from an audiologist, hearing aids can be expensive so it’s best to do whatever you can to make sure that

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Hearing aids are broadly available on the market. You can buy one on the internet just as easily as getting them from an audiologist. But buying a hearing aid directly without assistance does have its disadvantages and dangers. Here, we’re going to look at why the hearing aid fitting is a crucial part of the process and why you should

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It’s very easy to take your senses for granted. When you wake up in the morning, you probably don’t think about quite how amazing it is that you can see the sun rising and hear the birds tweeting. As you get older, it’s common to experience hearing loss, but this process can be accelerated if you don’t take good care

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