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An audiologist is an essential medical professional who has the knowledge and skills required to perform a whole host of different treatment plans associated with solving hearing related issues, whilst also helping patients to manage a wide array of different health conditions in the most productive manner. The conditions that an audiologist has the training to deal with include hearing

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Hearing loss and tinnitus (a buzzing or ringing like noise in the ears) are the most common health conditions among veterans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), veterans are 30% more likely to experience hearing loss than nonveterans. In 2017, nearly 3 million veterans received disability compensation for tinnitus and/or hearing loss. Mainly caused by exposure

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Hearing aids are an electronic device, and just like all devices, they will need repair occasionally. While you cannot keep from ever needing repairs, taking care of your device can mean less hearing aid repairs in your future. You should clean your device and allow it to air out overnight. Even with proper care of your device, it will need

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Noisy work environments are a major cause of hearing loss, the third most common chronic physical condition people navigate in the U.S. Referred to as occupational hearing loss (OHL), this results in a reduced ability to absorb and process sound. Impaired hearing can drastically affect relationships, job performance, social engagement, and overall health. It is important to be aware of

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Sensorineural hearing loss” is the name we give to the most common type of acquired hearing loss. Making up 90% of cases of hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss affects the parts of the ear or nerves that transduce (convert) mechanical sound energy into electrical impulses, or transport those electrical impulses to the auditory cortex in the brain. Basics of Sensorineural

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When you have a hearing aid fitted, you should consider it your chance to find out all that there is to know about the hearing aid itself, how it is going to affect your life and how you can make the most of it. During the fitting procedure, you can ask as many questions as you like to ensure that

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Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is any hearing loss that is caused by exposure to loud sound. Simple, right? It’s a little more complicated than it sounds at first, but a better understanding of NIHL can help us to better guard against it and maintain better hearing health for more of our lives.   Types of NIHL A massive sonic event

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With 2020 finally coming to an end and the holidays upon us, we find ourselves in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime situation. Many families will be gathering online using video conferencing technologies, adapting their unique traditions in creative ways to meet the needs of this unprecedented moment. As long as internet connections function well enough, those of us who wear

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Hearing aids are essential for many people that experience hearing loss and offer an effective way to improve their hearing. Being without your hearing aids can be a significant issue, especially when you have grown used to all the benefits hearing aids provide. One of the most common reasons people are without hearing aids is when they require a repair.

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Rechargeable batteries for hearing aids have been around for a while. However, most of the time, they struggled to gain widespread acceptance among consumers and hearing care providers. Rechargeable batteries didn't last long enough for the needs of hearing aid wearers. Thus, hearing care professionals were reluctant to recommend rechargeable hearing aids and instead opted for hearing aids that used

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