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Selecting the right hearing device is incredibly important to your quality of life. Not only are you investing in your hearing health, you are investing in your future. When you have the right hearing aids, conversations will be easier, self esteem increases and you feel like part of the world again. It’s no surprise untreated hearing loss can lead to

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When it comes to finding the right hearing instrument specialist (HIS), it’s important to consider several different factors to determine if they’re the best professional to help you. From the location of their office to the hours they offer, there are a number of variables to consider when selecting your HIS. Curious where you should start? Consider the following three

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Think you may have hearing loss? If so, you should get a hearing test . Not only will it help you hear better, it can help with mental health, improve your social life and keep you safe. These are just a few reasons you should get your hearing tested. 1. Fight depression Did you know that your ability to hear

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Your hearing aids are very delicate, complex pieces of technology. Despite proper care and maintenance, there are times your hearing aids may malfunction. Sometimes, professional hearing aid repairs are necessary. However, a number of device issues can actually be solved at home. But, in order for you to be able to solve hearing aid issues at home, you have to

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To get the most out of your hearing test , you must come away with a clear picture of the options open to you. This means understanding the nature of any hearing deficit and its effects in the short and long term. Only by grasping these facts can you make an informed decision about what’s best for you. Here are

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Hearing aids have developed from the earliest, basic devices that simply amplified sounds to the extremely complex devices we see today, with numerous automatic features and capability of syncing wirelessly with other electronics. Choosing the right features can be challenging, especially with so many sources of information to turn to. To help you choose the hearing aid features that are

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You may have noticed a decline in your hearing in recent years, or perhaps your family has asked you to have your hearing checked. Whatever the reason, you have determined it’s time for a hearing test . The exam consists of a few simple painless tests and evaluates how you hear sound volume and frequency. Preparing for a hearing test

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The travel bug is about to hit its peak as warm weather, longer days and summer vacation come in full throttle. Whether you’re in an airport, train station, cab or your own car, traveling can put you in noisy and stressful environments, especially if you wear hearing aids . While traveling can be hindered by hearing loss, an individual can

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Hearing tests can provide a lot of useful information for people who take them. Hearing tests are different than a typical screening you may have had at school or the doctor’s office. Hearing tests are more in-depth and are performed by hearing care professionals. These tests usually take from 15-60 minutes. If you have never taken a hearing test before,

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There are only a few weeks of school left which means it’s just about time for summer family vacations. Even though spring break has passed, now’s the time to start planning for that memorable summer trip. It’s exciting and, if you wear hearing aids , possibly stressful as well. Traveling with hearing aids can be a challenge, but it doesn’t

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Hearing tests can be extremely important for detecting hearing issues, diagnosing them and identifying the proper treatment. However, despite the importance of hearing tests, not everyone takes them or even knows where to take them if they feel they need one. There are a wide variety of tests that are commonly administered in a wide variety of locations. Here are

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The very purpose of hearing aids is to enhance your hearing, but the problem is that you may not need all levels of sound input amplified equally – or at all. Without special features, this can mean whistling, noise interference, difficulty hearing in noisy environments or maybe dealing with the phantom sounds of tinnitus. If you’re struggling with unwanted sounds,

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Even if your hearing has been great your entire life, sometimes hearing loss can come on suddenly. If it has never happened to you before, then you may disregard the changes, thinking they will quickly pass. However, if you are experiencing certain signs, then you should get your hearing checked immediately. Getting a hearing test quickly after you recognize certain

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Remember the first time you had to wear glasses and how strange it felt? Now you wouldn’t go out without them. Adjusting to wearing hearing aids is very similar. But with just a little patience, you’ll quickly become accustomed to your units. Here are a few tips on how to adjust to wearing hearing aids. Start slowly in quiet surroundings

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So, you’ve decided it’s time to have your hearing checked. Congratulations! That’s the hardest step to take. Even if you’ve already committed to an appointment with a hearing healthcare professional, you might have questions. Don’t worry – you’ll be walked through what to expect and given precise instructions about your role through each step of the exam before it happens.

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So you’ve decided to get a hearing aid and you’re on the right path to hearing better. The direct, primary ways better hearing will positively affect your life are things you’ve probably already thought of – you will understand your friends, family and coworkers better. You will be better attuned to important traffic noises. The TV can be played at

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Are you suffering from hearing loss, but haven’t done anything about it? Having your hearing tested can seem overwhelming or scary when you don’t know what to expect, but rest assured the examinations are completely pain-free and simple! While it may be easy to put your hearing health off, there are several important reasons to get your hearing tested and

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Hearing loss is a common issue among Americans, with more than 48 million citizens suffering from some form and degree of it. While it is a common issue, hearing loss typically varies from person to person. Because of the variance, hearing healthcare professionals have an array of tests they rely on to help identify the type and severity of a

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Some of the most common reasons people cite for not treating their hearing loss are feeling like they’re too young, their hearing loss isn’t severe enough, or that hearing aids will make them look “old.” These myths are easily refuted by statistics and a quick glance at the streamlined, discreet models of hearing aids available to us today. Besides these,

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We have eye exams, dental exams and wellness exams. But when is the last time you had a hearing test ? Infant hearing is tested after birth and then children are tested at several intervals during elementary school. If you’re in your mid 50s or older and haven’t had a hearing test in decades, it’s time to put it on

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