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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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Your hearing aids and your car have something in common – you’re comfortable with how they fit into your life. While most people consider getting a new car every three or four years due to improvements, that’s often not the case with hearing aids. Hearing aids have a lifespan of three to seven years. But waiting for them to conk

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It seems fairly simple and straightforward – you clean your body, you clean your ears , right? Maybe so, but perhaps not in the ways that you think! Here are four mistakes in cleaning your ears that everyone should avoid. Using cotton swabs inside your ear If you’re sticking the fuzzy part of a cotton swab inside your ear canal,

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Hearing aids are incredibly important, but big, investments. When considering hearing aids, it’s easy to be tempted to purchase hearing aids secondhand or online. The problem with these options, however; is that they will not be properly assessed or fitted by an audiologist. While you may be able to get a seemingly great deal on hearing aids purchased through a

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Hearing tests are important tools that audiologists use to identify and diagnose hearing disorders. There are many different tests that audiologists use in this capacity. For example, audiologists frequently use pure-tone tests, middle ear tests, auditory brainstem tests, speech tests and others to diagnose hearing loss conditions. There are a wide range of hearing disorders and impairments that can be

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