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If you have scheduled a hearing test in the near future, then knowing what to expect during this process can be hugely beneficial to your peace of mind. While it is impossible to predict precisely which tests your audiologist may need to conduct, below, we have provided a thorough explanation of the most common hearing tests currently in use –

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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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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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Tinnitus describes the awareness of a ringing, buzzing or whirring sound in the inner ears that doesn’t come from an external source. The pitch varies from high to low and it can even be in the form of clicks. Those who suffer from tinnitus often talk about it being an annoyance, which is why you want to see a hearing

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One of the things that makes people nervous when they have a scheduled hearing test is the unknown, but there is no need to worry. A hearing test is non-invasive and can be completed quickly so you don’t have to panic too much about meeting your audiologist for the first time. They will put you at ease and make you

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Most people tend to reach for cotton swabs when they’re cleaning their ears . Some people even stuff their finger in and try to clear any blockages when they’re in the shower, but these are both ineffective and dangerous methods of cleaning your ears. Your ear is a very delicate structure and it can suffer damage very quickly, which is

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If you can hear noises even when there is no external sound, you may be suffering from tinnitus . Tinnitus is a relatively common condition, but most people don’t really know what it is and why it occurs. What exactly is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a condition, which causes you to hear noises in your ears when there is no external

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