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So, you’ve decided to go to an audiologist and get your hearing checked. You might be doing this for any number of reasons. Maybe you have noticed some hearing loss. Maybe you have a family history of hearing loss. Maybe you’ve heard – correctly – that you should get your hearing checked after you’ve turned 50. Still, it’s a bit

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Are you struggling to hear as well as you used to? If so – and if you haven’t sought treatment for it – chances are you’re dealing with more issues than being hard of hearing. Untreated hearing loss leads to higher rates of depression, anxiety and other psychological disorders, according to the National Council on Aging. Other co-related conditions associated

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Hearing loss is an incredibly common condition impacting people of all ages in the U.S. For many individuals, recognizing the signs of hearing loss can be difficult, particularly when it’s gradual. If you’re unsure of your hearing health, consider having a hearing test .  Since hearing loss can occur any time in your life span, here are a few things

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Do you suspect you have hearing loss? If so, you’re part of the 17 percent of the American adult population who does, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The NIDCD reports that hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing older adults yet only about 20 percent of those who may benefit

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Sensorineural hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process. But, when people associate hearing loss with aging in a negative way, it can keep them from seeking assistance for hearing problems. It shouldn’t be this way. Modern hearing aids are more powerful and smaller than ever before. If you are worried that wearing hearing aids will make you

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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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