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Hearing Health Blog

A hearing instrument specialist (HIS) evaluates patients experiencing hearing loss and hearing problems. In the US, 13% of the population aged twelve or above will experience hearing loss in both ears, whereas 60,000 Americans will begin to experience single-ear hearing loss each year.  As there are many hearing loss varieties and types of treatment , HIS is responsible for determining

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Hearing loss can be treated in several different ways, depending on the cause and the severity of the issue. Once your hearing instrument specialist has evaluated your hearing function and confirmed the diagnosis, a bespoke treatment plan can be created.  With extensive training, qualifications and certification, a hearing specialist is well-placed to diagnose and treat all types of hearing loss

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If you have been diagnosed with tinnitus, then you will naturally begin to consider your options for treatment . To assist with this process, below, we have outlined three conventional tinnitus treatments and how they may be able to help manage the condition .  Hearing aids  Hearing aids are usually used to treat hearing loss, but they can also serve

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Around 15% of the American population – over 50 million people in the US – experience tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception of a sound – most commonly a ringing a clicking sound, but it could be a variety of noises – when there is nothing there. As such, tinnitus is not only an audiological condition but it also a neurological

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For those experiencing hearing loss, a hearing aid can improve their hearing ability by amplifying the sounds they hear. There are now numerous different types and styles of hearing aid on the market, suiting a wider variety of people of all ages. Although hearing aids have come a long way in recent years, they are of course, not without their

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It is estimated that more than 50 million Americans experience hearing loss of some kind. So, even if your hearing is perfectly healthy, it is almost certain that hearing loss will impact your life . Consequently, then, knowing how to adapt conversations is essential for everyone. Anyone who experiences hearing loss should seek support from a hearing instrument specialist (HIS)

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While hearing aids are advanced pieces of technology that can help you better manage your hearing loss, there do come with a period of adjustment as you get used to using them. After all, it's a significant change for your body and brain to go from hearing very little to hearing the birds singing outside again! Wearing a hearing aid

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Sensorineural hearing loss is one of the three types of hearing loss that hearing professionals regularly identify. It happens when there is a problem in the inner ear and is sometimes called nerve-related hearing loss.  Sensorineural hearing loss has a range of causes. The most common is what hearing specialists sometimes call presbycusis – a condition related to the aging

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Have you noticed that there is a buildup of earwax around your ears? This can be quite irritating and potentially even alarming. One of the first things you should be aware of is that earwax is totally normal. So, unless you are noticing blood mixed in, there is nothing to worry about here. It’s also true to say that some

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If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss or hearing damage, then you will usually speak to a hearing instrument specialist. These experts will then recommend a possible treatment option. The recommended treatment will usually be hearing aids however this isn’t always the case. With hearing aids, you can improve your quality of life and ensure that you don’t

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