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Do’s and Don’ts When Selecting Ear Protection

The human ear is very delicate, and being surrounded by loud noise can cause damage to the sensitive parts of the ear that enhance your hearing. Therefore, you must protect your ears from loud sounds, whether in your working environment or enjoying hobbies such as listening to music. Ear protection varies from earplugs to noise […]

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How Humidity Affects Your Hearing Aids

Several elements like moisture can damage the delicate technology of hearing aids. Apart from diving into a pool or being caught in the rain, your hearing aids could accumulate moisture through weather conditions – the warm, humid summer months, to be specific. This article provides vital information on how humidity affects your hearing aids and […]

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How To Convince A Loved One They Need Hearing Aids?

Have you started to notice that a loved one is struggling to hear you? If so, you may want to encourage them to book an appointment with an audiologist so that they can get their hearing tested and potentially get a hearing aid. However, this is not exactly an easy subject to broach, is it? […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

A lot of different health conditions are closely linked with one and another. Some have links that you may not have anticipated. In this post, we are going to assess the link between dementia and hearing loss in particular. Adults who are experiencing some form of hearing loss have a greater risk of cognitive disorders, […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

There is no denying that as we start to get older, some aspects of our health begin to change. This can be especially evident in our cognitive ability. For some, it might be very mild and for others a little more serious. Although it is a normal part of aging to experience typical issues such […]

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Common Questions to ask your Audiologist

It is very common for people to experience some form of hearing loss in their lives. It can happen as you get older or it can be the result of a job or situation that you found yourself in. It is one of those things that many of us will experience at some stage in […]

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When to Buy New Hearing Aids

Hearing aids last a long time, they usually last between three years and seven. For some people, they can last even longer. But there are so many different things that can affect its lifespan. For example, how well it is looked after, the wear and tear it experiences as well as the quality of the […]

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Is a Bluetooth Hearing Aid Worth It?

If you’re somebody currently dealing with hearing loss and you’re in the market for a modern and convenient hearing device, then you’re going to want something that fits in with your lifestyle. In this day and age, thanks to modern tech, there are many different variations available. Here we’ll talk a little about Bluetooth hearing […]

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How do I Know If I Have Mild Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is an issue that an awful lot of people on this planet have to deal with. As we age, our organs and senses begin to slow down due to wear and tear over the years, and hearing is one of the casualties that is hit the hardest. It’s also something that is prevalent […]