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What Hobbies Need Hearing Protection?

Hazardous noises can come from all kinds of sources such as busy roads, music festivals and even loud restaurants and can cause serious ear damage. Being part of a music band, working on a building site or even in close proximity to a siren such as with police or paramedics puts you at risk of […]

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Top Tips for Hearing Aid Selection

When you are looking for a hearing aid, it can be a bit overwhelming. After all, this is not the sort of purchase that you make every day and you need to make sure that you end up with the right hearing device for you. Considering that, we have put this blog post together to […]

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How Does Tinnitus Impact Your Quality of Life?

Tinnitus is a common clinical symptom for audiology patients that’s often noticed as ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is the recurrent ear or head noise that usually lasts for more than five minutes and occurs quite frequently. This recurring noise happens without any external stimulation. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders stated […]

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Why Should You Have a Hearing Aid Fitted?

Hearing aids are incredibly useful devices for those experiencing hearing loss, and one of the primary means of care that audiologists can provide. If you think you might need to have a hearing aid fitted, you should contact your audiologist in the first instance to discuss the situation with them. It might also be helpful […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline 

Approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing. Having trouble hearing can make it hard to understand and follow a doctor’s advice, respond to warnings, and hear phones, doorbells, and smoke alarms. Hearing […]