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You may be wondering and asking, why and when do I need a hearing test ? I hear just fine, right? The problem with hearing loss is we often learn to cope with our diminished capabilities, so while others may notice you struggling to hear, you’ve grown accustomed to it. Ask yourself a couple of questions, including: Do I need

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Deciding to get a hearing aid is a big step and a big choice. However, there are so many options that it can become quite overwhelming to know which hearing aid to pick and, really, what hearing aid is actually going to work for you and your lifestyle. How do you know you are choosing the right hearing aid for

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It’s pretty easy to prepare for a hearing test – the hardest part is making the appointment! Once you’ve determined that you may have a hearing loss and you should see an audiologist, the rest of the process is a piece of cake! Knowing what’s ahead, what to expect from the tests and the questions relieves a lot of anxiety.

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All hearing aids have standard capabilities to amplify sounds and help you hear certain frequencies and levels of noise in various environments. Beyond this, today’s hearing aids can be programmed with many advanced features to further enhance your ability to hear in unique circumstances, settings and lifestyles. Consider the following features based on which of these three lifestyles or personal

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Hearing loss is somewhat common in children, occurring in about one to three of 1,000 children. If you notice any of the following signs or symptoms in your children, schedule an appointment for a hearing test with an audiologist in your area. 1. They were premature  Hearing loss is more common in premature babies. You should pay closer attention to a

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Hearing aids are highly beneficial devices. However, due to their small size and the fact that they operate within people’s ears, they have to be properly taken care of and maintained in order to stay in top working order. If you use hearing aids, then there are a number of things that you can do to keep your hearing aids

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If you have hearing loss, then there is a good chance that you will be required to go and see an audiologist for different appointments. There are a number of different types of appointments that you may partake in with your audiologist.  Once you’ve had your hearing tested and been diagnosed with hearing loss, chances are your audiologist will recommend

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Even though children are young, and usually have not been as exposed to as many loud noises as older people have, it is still important for children to have their hearing tested . This is because if a child has a hearing issue and it goes undiagnosed, then it can have a negative effect on his or her development. Also,

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The summer season is no doubt an exciting time, with lots of travel and vacation planning going around. However, for those with hearing loss, the excitement can sometimes be overwhelmed by stress, as the demands of social gatherings and interactions with different people can take its toll both mentally and physically. To enjoy the summer season fully, it is necessary that

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If you are having your hearing tested , then you are probably doing so because you are concerned about some issue related to your ear, or to your hearing abilities. However, even if you have your hearing tested, that is just one step on the journey to getting your hearing issue successfully treated. Here is what typically happens after you

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