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How Employees Can Protect Their Hearing at Work

One of the biggest causes of premature hearing loss is loud noise exposure. If you are constantly exposed to loud noises, the hair cells in your ear that pick-up sound become overworked and will die.  Many workplaces are very loud – being in these environments for long periods may increase the risk of hearing loss. […]

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Signs That You Are Wearing an Ill-fitting Hearing Aid

Hearing aids are the best way to treat hearing loss. In most cases, an audiologist will be able to recommend the best hearing aid for your needs. However, sometimes patients end up with an ill-fitting hearing aid. It is important that you get your hearing aid refitted if you think this may be the case. […]

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5 Foods for Better Hearing

Different body parts are reliant on different nutrients to function properly. Keep providing these body parts with the right nutrients and you may be able to prevent health problems in the future. So just what nutrients do our ears need? Potassium, zinc, folic acid and magnesium are four of the most important nutrients. Other nutrients […]

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What Is It Really Like Using Hearing Aids?

If your audiologist has recommended hearing aids, you might be eager to learn more about what it is like to use them. Some people can feel nervous about wearing hearing aids, but they are a necessary part of maintaining excellent hearing health while also having physical and mental benefits for the wearer. If you want […]

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Bet You Didn’t Know Your Hearing Affected This

Everyone understands how important their hearing is as one of the five primary senses. But despite this, not enough pay close enough attention to looking after their hearing. Long-term exposure to loud noises can eventually cause hearing issues, such as tinnitus or even hearing loss. Not only will you find it difficult to hear other […]

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How Long Do Hearing Aid Batteries Typically Last?

Keeping your hearing aids well maintained is essential if you want them to function correctly. Changing the batteries regularly and replacing them when necessary is a central part of hearing aid care. However, a lot of people are unsure how long their batteries should last and how to know when they need to be replaced. […]

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Taking Your Child to the Audiologist

Being able to hear is critical for children. They need to detect the sounds in the surrounding environment to develop adequate speech and language skills. If they don’t, then it could affect their education and future careers.  Hearing issues in children are more common than many parents realize. Around 1.9% of children have trouble hearing […]

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5 Myths About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is an incredibly common hearing condition characterized by a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. It is estimated that around 15-20% of people will experience tinnitus at some point in their lives. If you notice any buzzing or ringing in the ears, you should speak to an audiologist right away and get checked.  […]

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3 Ways To Support Your Hearing Health

One in eight people in the United States has hearing loss in both ears, based on standard hearing examinations. In addition, technological advances and societal activities have exposed many people to higher thresholds of occupational or recreational noise that can cause hearing loss. These outrageous numbers consequently reflect the importance of hearing health and the […]