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Tinnitus is known to affect approximately 50 million Americans . Out of that number, roughly 20 million have chronic tinnitus, while two million have tinnitus that can be extremely debilitating. As a condition, there are numerous underlying causes and various symptoms, but there are also many treatment options. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a problem where a sound is heard

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If you suspect you may be experiencing a problem with your auditory health, whether a loss of hearing or tinnitus , you want to find the right professional to diagnose and treat your condition. An audiologist is a hearing health professional that extensively studies ear anatomy and all conditions associated with it. This also means they are the most knowledgeable

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Every year, millions of people suffer some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss can leave you feeling confused and vulnerable , wondering what your options are and how best to proceed. Before investigating any forms of treatment or assistive hearing devices, it’s best to go to an audiologist for a professional hearing test . These tests are non-invasive and can

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For many years, hearing aid technology was stuck in the doldrums. But thanks to the inexorable rise technology in the general electronics sector, some of those advances are finally trickling down into the assistive hearing device market, providing those with hearing loss with greater functionality than ever before. There’s been nothing short of a revolution in hearing aid capability over

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You might think that cleaning your ears is a straightforward task. You grab a cotton bud and start swabbing. But washing your ears isn't always as beneficial as you imagine. In fact, it could be downright harmful. Here’s what, and what not, to do when cleaning your ears. Use softening solutions and oils When earwax becomes impacted, it can be

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Your audiologist is licensed to diagnose and treat all kinds of hearing and balance issues. If you have any ear health concerns, they should be your first port of contact. This includes any issues you might have with earwax blockages, also known as impactions. Here, we’re going to look at signs you might need to see your audiologist for an

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Everybody should appreciate the importance of a good audiologist , not least because healthy hearing plays such an important part in our daily lives. However, it’s not likely that you’ll book appointments on a very frequent basis. So, who exactly should see an audiologist? Let’s take a look at five of the biggest candidates. Anyone that’s noticed hearing health problems

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If you have noticed an issue with your hearing, it’s important to book an appointment with an audiologist. They will schedule you for a hearing test . A lot of people put off arranging this type of appointment because they assume that an issue with hearing is always going to be related to age. This isn’t the case at all

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Did you know that there is more than one type of hearing aid ? Surprisingly, not many people do! There are three basic types of hearing aid, but there are many different styles that allow these devices to be customized to your personal preferences. An appointment with your audiologist can help you to determine the best hearing aid type for

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