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In very broad terms, a qualified hearing instrument specialist (HIS) will work with individuals who have hearing loss. They will also specialize in recommending hearing aids to those with hearing loss. But you might still have a few questions about hearing aid specialists. If you happen to be in the early stages of managing your hearing loss, you are going

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One of the most obvious benefits of wearing a hearing aid is improved hearing. However, hearing aids do more than help you hear again. They have the power to change your life; when you have hearing loss, you miss parts of conversations, the intricate details in musical pieces and theatre. You will need to have subtitles on when you watch

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What exactly is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a perceived noise or ringing sound in the ears. Sometimes, hearing loss may be due to tinnitus. The noise generally presents itself as a buzzing, roaring, clicking, hissing, or humming instead. It can also vary in pitch and volume and can affect either one or both ears. It may be present all the time, or

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A hearing test is not something you either pass or fail. It is much more detailed than that. It measures how sensitive a person’s hearing is to a wide range of sound. These tests help determine any hearing loss or sensitivities that can then be addressed.  How long have hearing tests been around? Hearing tests have been around for a

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If someone in your family has recently been diagnosed with some type of hearing loss, there may be a sense of frustration or concern surrounding their condition and the way in which you will continue to communicate with them. This should not hinder your relationship or communication in any shape or form, as there are many things that are going

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Realizing that you have tinnitus isn’t always a pleasant experience. Suddenly you hear unexplained noises in your ears that don’t appear to have an external source. And unlike in the past, they don’t go away. Instead, they persist, even at night, when you’re trying to get to sleep.  Many people who get tinnitus, therefore, wonder whether the condition is temporary

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For many people, earwax is among the more annoying things in the world. You put your finger in your ear, feel earwax, and then immediately look for ways to get rid of it.  Unfortunately, this probably isn’t a good idea. Researchers and practitioners now have substantial evidence to suggest that digging damages ears and can lead to tinnitus.  The relationships

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Over the years, manufacturers have experimented with a variety of hearing aid designs . All along, their goal has been to provide people with hearing loss the best experience possible, ensuring that they can live their lives to the full. As technology improves, so too do assistive hearing devices.  What is an air-conduction hearing aid? In general, you can divide

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Finding the right hearing aid for your needs is essential to your quality of life when you are experiencing hearing loss. There are many types of hearing aid available and each range in cost depending on the features you need. In today’s society buying used goods is a common occurrence, but when it comes to your hearing aids, these are

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If you require a hearing aid, there are a lot of different factors that you will need to consider. Educating yourself about the different hearing aids that are available can help to ensure that you end up with the right one for you. With that being said, in this blog post, we are going to talk about the different types

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