Hearing Health Blog

Hyperacusis is a condition that makes it difficult for people with hyperacusis to hear certain sounds. It is a very common condition among people who are exposed to loud noises on a regular basis. Hyperacusis can affect hearing, speech and language. However, it is not always bad news, though. There are some things that people with hyperacusis can do to

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Experienced by as many as one in eight people across age groups, hearing loss is a generally irreversible condition that involves either genetic deterioration or damage to vital parts of the inner ear. Unfortunately, the label of irreversible means that this issue is often brushed under the carpet, either as a result of fear or under the false assumption that

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Hearing aids are often a crucial treatment choice for individuals experiencing mild-to-severe hearing loss, helping to both prevent further deterioration and improve quality of life. Unfortunately, unfounded fears prevent many of us from contacting an audiologist and seeking this treatment, leaving us at risk of further deterioration and a range of secondary health complaints. Alongside concerns of how hearing aids

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Tinnitus is a condition in which you hear ringing or other disturbances in one or both ears. Nowadays, tinnitus is a common problem affecting many individuals, but it affects older adults more. When you have tinnitus, the noise you hear isn't created by external sounds, and most individuals can't hear or detect it. However, tinnitus is treatable once an audiologist

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One of the best things about the changing world that we're living in now is acceptance and accessibility. We're all making moves to make life easier for those who are unable to hear as well as others and with inclusion being a hot topic, we're also improving communication methods for those dealing with hearing loss.  While the medical community has

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Tinnitus is an incredibly common condition that everyone will experience once in their lifetime. Most often, tinnitus creates a phantom sound that nobody else can hear. Tinnitus causes a buzzing, humming or ringing sound, typically due to prolonged exposure to loud sounds. This can happen by going to a concert or a loud environment like a sporting event, a club

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One of the most important things in the world today is our ability to communicate effectively. We need to be able to talk to those around us and one of the most convenient forms of communication is through mobile phones. For those with a hearing impairment, it can be difficult to choose the right type of mobile phone for day-to-day

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When you have someone close to you dealing with hearing loss, your natural instinct is to help. Ideally, they will have an expert audiologist on their side to help them through the changes that they must now get used to in their life. Dealing with hearing loss is hard when you are the relative and not the person adjusting to

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A hearing aid is a high-quality and intricate instrument used to help you to hear better. These instruments are made carefully and require delicate handling to survive. They need to be cleaned and maintained in a way that shows you respect that while they are there to boost your hearing, they are also fragile and limited in their strength. When

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With so many different styles of hearing aids and an increasing range of additional features available , knowing where to start can be challenging. The best way to get an understanding of the types of hearing aids that are available is to ask your audiologist. This will provide you with much-needed knowledge to make the best decision for your specific needs.

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