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Types of Tests Used to Evaluate Hearing in Children and Adults

A hearing test is incredibly important to assess the health of your hearing. They are useful for both children and adults, picking up on the early signs of hearing loss – and also helping to identify any other underlying hearing conditions.  An audiologist can conduct a hearing test to help you understand the state of […]

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Can Someone With A Hearing Aid Enjoy Music?

When you experience hearing loss, you start to worry about not being able to enjoy the things you used to love. Hearing the sound of the birds singing outside your window is one thing, but the ability to listen to music is the main issue that worries lots of patients. Even after receiving hearing aids, […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hearing Loss

In 2006, the Arthritis Foundation found a link between Rheumatoid arthritis and hearing loss. It published an article stating that patients experiencing rheumatoid arthritis are at a higher risk of experiencing varying forms of hearing problems, hearing loss and autoimmune inner ear disease. However, since the Foundation found this connection in 2006, several studies have […]

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8 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) reveals that approximately 48 million Americans experience some degree of hearing loss and wait an average of seven years before seeking help. Unfortunately, untreated hearing loss can lead to brain function loss, isolation and depression. However, you may read on to discover how to manage your hearing loss.  […]

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Hearing Aid Features to Consider

If you are experiencing hearing loss, having the right hearing aid can make a huge difference to your quality of life. With that in mind here are some hearing aid features to consider when making your choice. The Basic Style There are three major styles of hearing aid. Going from the largest to the smallest, they are […]

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What Are The Common Types Of Hearing Protection?

The value of healthy hearing on your quality of life cannot be emphasized enough. And, as any good audiologist will confirm, prevention is always the best form of protection. So, whether you have known hearing loss, a family history of experiencing it, or perfectly good hearing, it makes sense to protect your hearing health at […]

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Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

Over 50 million Americans experience hearing loss of some kind in their life. While it can affect people of any age or background, age-related hearing loss remains the most common cause by far. In fact, up to two in three seniors may have progressive hearing loss.  By now, you should appreciate the benefits of visiting […]

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The Best Hearing Aid Type for Your Activity of Choice

If you are one of the 50 million Americans who experience hearing loss, wearing hearing aids is a very likely situation. The right hearing can improve communication, increase your self-confidence and boost your quality of life. Every audiologist would agree that they are life-changing products for the individuals who need them. However, it should be […]

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3 Ways To Locate An Audiologist

When it comes to traditional medical issues, we know where we need to go. If we have problems with our teeth, we go to our dentist or if we have concerns with our health, we go to our doctor. But if we are experiencing hearing loss, an audiologist is not necessarily as familiar to us […]

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Falls and Accidents Are More Likely With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not just a condition that impacts your ability to hear, but it can affect so many other areas of your life. People with hearing loss face an increased amount of depression and dementia due to cognitive decline, but it can also result in serious risks to your safety. People with hearing loss […]