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Although hearing aids are incredibly important devices that can significantly improve quality of life, and even help to guard against future health issues, very few insurance companies include hearing aids in their policy. For the 35 million Americans who experience hearing loss, the lack of coverage can make obtaining the treatment they need incredibly tricky. Why are hearing aids not

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Are you having issues with your hearing aids ? They might not be providing the level of power or sound that you need. Alternatively, they could be switching on and off in quick succession. Or, you might even hear buzzing and static when you try to use them. Before you speak to an audiologist , there are a number of

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Hearing aid technology was, for a long time, stuck in the past. While the devices in our pockets advanced by leaps and bounds every year, assistive hearing technology stagnated. Fortunately, that situation is beginning to change, and those who are hard of hearing are finally reaping some of the rewards of the digital revolution of the last couple of decades.

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Hearing aids provide millions of people all over the country with the gift of hearing. But, as with most technology, things can and do go wrong. You rely on your hearing aid, so it’s a good idea to know how to fix it when it stops working and when to take it to a specialist . Take a look at

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When you suspect that your hearing is declining, you book an appointment with an audiologist to check to see how bad it really is. They will speak to you about your lifestyle, medications, any issues you’re having and they will work with you to ensure you are given the best possible treatment. One such treatment for hearing loss is being

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If you have experienced any feelings of fullness, blocked ears, minor hearing loss , or symptoms like dizziness or a painful ear, it may be a symptom of an earwax blockage or impaction. If that’s the case, an ear cleaning from your audiologist is both the safest and most effective way of treating it. But how exactly does an audiologist

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Many people have heard of tinnitus , and if you don’t know what it is, it’s a ringing or constant noise that you can hear, and usually no one else can. It can be tough to live with and many people seek treatment for it. There are some steps that you can take to avoid this condition and we are

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One of the most popular hearing aids on the market is the in-the-canal (ITC) hearing aid. ITC devices are extremely popular due to their discreet and almost invisible appearance. They’re not completely invisible, of course, but they do sit right on the inside of the ear canal, which means that they’re not immediately visible in the same way that some

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Hearing aids are a common solution for people who develop hearing loss . If you’re having trouble hearing and you’ve noticed that it’s getting harder to keep up with conversations or hear the radio, you may turn to your audiologist for advice. If tests confirm hearing loss, your audiologist may recommend wearing hearing aids. Hearing aids are amazingly effective, but

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With so many individuals experiencing hearing loss , there have been extensive studies to determine the effects this can have on other aspects of your health. From emotional impacts to a greater risk of dementia, untreated hearing loss has been shown to have a number of ramifications on your cognitive function. Hearing loss and cognitive decline In general, aging is

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