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6 Home Care Tips for Hearing Aids

Unless you damage your hearing aids, or your ears evolve as you get older, your hearing aids should live a long life, providing they are well looked after. Hearing aids are excellent devices, filled with complex technology and great potential. It is therefore vital that you take time to look after them.  Whether you have […]

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Stigma Around Using Hearing Aids Waning

Hearing loss has a lot of stigmas associated with it. Few people want to admit that they’re experiencing it. That stigma has become attached to hearing aids, too. For many, it’s admitting there’s a problem, even if they don’t want to. Thankfully, that stigma is starting to wane. A lot of this has to do […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Hearing Aid?

Hearing aids, no matter how much you care for them, will not last forever. And there may come a point where you find that you get frustrated because it’s not performing the way it was. But before you start abandoning your hearing aids and putting them in your drawer, think about what you can do […]

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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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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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Are Hearing Aid Fittings Important?

When it comes to getting a hearing aid, you may have heard that you will need to attend a hearing aid fitting. Perhaps this is something you have got coming up soon and you are wondering whether you even need to attend? Are hearing aid fittings really that important? The short answer to this question […]