Our Hearing Health Blog

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5 Foods for Better Hearing

It’s always important to look after your hearing, but many people do not know the right pathways to explore to protect against hearing loss. Thankfully it doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might expect, as there are several simple steps that you can follow to take great care of your hearing and help […]

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What are the Most Common Hearing Aid Repairs?

Hearing aid wearers use their devices for extended periods during the week, which of course can come with issues of wear and tear as they continue to age. They are just like any other form of technology in that they are intricately designed with multiple parts, and are susceptible to physical damage and deterioration. Although […]

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The Link Between Life Expectancy And Hearing Loss

When it comes to managing health conditions, it’s wise to consider how they might affect our day-to-day living, overall wellbeing and general health over the course of a lifetime. Undiagnosed conditions can cause distress but can also interfere with the comfort and quality of life someone may experience. A study conducted by Duke-NUS Medical School […]

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The Most Frequent Mistakes Made by New Hearing Aid Owners

Congratulations on your new hearing aid. Now that you’ve finally gotten your new hearing aid, you need to take proper care of it. Remember that it will be your companion for a long time – the average hearing aid has an average lifespan of 10 years, so treat it accordingly by avoiding some of the […]

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Your Memory

Many people who are familiar with hearing loss know that it can be the cause of undue stress and anxiety in both the people living with it and those who are close to them. And while this is quite obvious, there’s a major side effect that’s often missed or undetected. This is memory loss or […]

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What Are The Advantages Of Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are perhaps the best treatment for people with hearing loss. These clever devices amplify sounds reaching the inner ear, allowing the brain to represent noises more accurately in the environment.  Around one-third of people over the age of 65 in America have some degree of hearing loss. Typically, hearing loss occurs gradually and […]

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How Are Audiometry Tests Interpreted?

Audiometry tests are hearing tests that characterize the nature of your hearing loss. The purpose of these tests is to generate an audiogram – a visual output that an audiologist can use to diagnose your level of hearing loss. This output can then form the basis of any hearing loss treatment, such as the type […]

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How a Hearing Aid Fitting Will Help You Understand Your Devices

Hearing aids are perhaps the best treatment for people with hearing loss. These clever devices amplify sounds reaching the inner ear, allowing the brain to represent noises more accurately in the environment.  Around one-third of people over the age of 65 in America have some degree of hearing loss. Typically, hearing loss occurs gradually and […]

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How Hearing Better Helps You Live Longer

There are many benefits to enjoying good hearing, just as there are many benefits to having great sight. Yet it’s true that the degree to which you’re able to hear the world around you depends on many factors. Age, for instance, will generally decrease the frequency of pitches you can hear, which is why past […]

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4 Signs Your Child Needs a Hearing Test

As parents, it’s not always the case that we can protect our child from experiencing conditions that they develop through no fault of their own. However, we can help them manage, mitigate and feel confident in it. This requires excellent care, which is the responsibility of any parent. The sooner a child can learn to […]