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If you are experiencing a loss of hearing, then it’s likely that you will be recommended hearing aids by an audiologist. Hearing aids can improve your hearing and your overall quality of life. However, they will only do this if they work effectively. As such, you need to make sure that you are maintaining your hearing aids the right way

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There are certain elements of our health that we pay more attention to than others. For instance, the vast majority of people do book regular appointments with a dentist even if it’s something that they don’t look forward to. In contrast, other aspects of our health are completely overlooked including hearing.  It’s easy to forget about your hearing unless it

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Research shows that there is a clear link between life expectancy and hearing loss , studies have demonstrated that individuals with hearing loss may have reduced life expectancy compared to those without hearing loss. Several factors can be used to explain this link, so let’s take a look. Depression A study conducted by the NICCD concluded that individuals with hearing

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There used to be a stigma associated with wearing hearing aids. Lots of people associate hearing aids with old age, and as a result, some young people have felt embarrassed to wear them. The stigma around hearing aids has many negative effects, many people who could benefit from wearing these devices are simply not using them. In the 20-69 age

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According to NIH, one in eight people in the United States aged 12 years or older has hearing loss in both ears . Despite these figures, many people avoid having hearing exams, meaning that they don’t get access to the help they need. After a while, hearing loss can take its toll on your mental health. There are many reasons

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Hearing loss is a common problem to experience, particularly as you enter the latter stages of your life. The older generation is far more likely to have hearing loss than anyone else, with one in three people believed to experience it between the ages of 65 and 74. As you increase the age, the more common hearing loss becomes.  What

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Have you ever heard a strange noise that you couldn’t put your finger on? Is there a strange ringing noise in your ears? Tinnitus is a sound that does not come from the outside world. The condition is not life threatening but it can be annoying. What Causes Tinnitus? Nobody is sure exactly what the cause of tinnitus could be

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Modern hearing aid technology has advanced to the point that you can get tiny devices that are almost invisible in your ears. This is a massive change from the hearing aids of old, which used to be large and unsightly things. As an audiologist, we welcome advancements in hearing aid technology as it means people are keener to use and

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Undoubtedly there is a connection between better hearing and nutrition. Generally, nutrition contributes to better health across several areas, including the digestive system, circulation system and neurological system. The food we eat can contribute to better hearing and the prevention of hearing loss, in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, there are some foods and supplements to take that should

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If you wear hearing aids, then one of your main priorities is to keep them in good working order for as long as possible. Issues with your hearing aid could lead to malfunction and ultimately, needing to buy a new one . Therefore, you must ensure that you are contributing to a good lifespan of your hearing aid. Hearing aids

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