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What are the Best Treatment Options for Tinnitus?

To provide the best treatment for tinnitus, you need to understand the underlying causes. After visiting an audiologist, you should get a better idea of the root causes and the best treatments for your needs. When it comes to treating tinnitus, there are a wide variety of methods available.  If your tinnitus is the symptom […]

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4 FAQs About Hearing Protection

We all experience some level of noise during the day. It can occur at home, at work, or during hobbies. Because of the high levels of noise we encounter daily, hearing loss is a common problem, but it can be prevented. If you are immersed in prolonged periods of loud noise, you should be using […]

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3 Common Symptoms of Tinnitus and What to Do About It

Tinnitus is a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in the ears. There are many treatment options available for people with tinnitus, including medication and counseling therapy. This article will explore what tinnitus is, how it’s treated and provide you with some of your best options! What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is characterized by the perception […]

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What is Temporary Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss can occur as a result of several different reasons. If you find that you can’t hear as well as normal, or your hearing deteriorates suddenly, it’s advisable to schedule an appointment with a hearing health professional. While many cases of hearing loss are gradual and associated with aging, it is also possible to […]

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How to Tell if Your Hearing Aids are Outdated

Hearing aids are essential devices in day to day lives of people having hearing loss. They are also complex, making it necessary to know when to consider having a new set. Outdated devices may cost you in terms of your cognitive performance. For this reason, it is crucial you closely lookout for the changes in […]

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Why Should You Have a Hearing Test?

People undermine getting their hearing checked. While hearing loss is the third most common health problem, followed by arthritis and heart disease, hearing tests are often ignored. Many assume hearing tests are reserved for the elderly; however, this is far from the truth. Hearing tests are open to people of all ages. The earlier a […]

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Why are Hearing Aid Fittings Important to Treatment?

When you learn that your hearing needs to be properly supported with hearing aids, you will be told that you have to go for a hearing aid fitting first. It’s in this appointment that you will learn all about the different hearing aid types and what they mean for your hearing future. Before you have […]

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Top FAQs About Hearing Tests

You have noticed that you do not hear as well as you used to and have decided that it is time to have your hearing tested by an audiologist. It’s a smart decision because untreated hearing loss can put you at risk of various other health-related issues such as depression or cognitive decline. It can […]

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Signs You Need to Have a Hearing Test

Around 30 million people experience hearing loss each year in the United States alone, and while hearing loss is associated with getting older as you progress past your 60s, you can experience hearing loss for many reasons such as trauma, excessively loud sound exposure and wax buildup or infection. If you are concerned that you […]

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Understanding Your Hearing Loss Diagnosis

Experiencing hearing loss can be challenging, especially if you aren’t sure what is causing it or what your treatment options are. Many people worry that they will lose their hearing altogether, which can impact the way you live your day-to-day life. This is why you have to make sure you do as much as possible […]