Hearing Health Blog

So you have determined you have tinnitus . You have seen your audiologist, discussed your concerns and tests have been done. You have now been diagnosed with tinnitus. So what can be done to help you out? How can you get rid of this annoying noise that is always in your head? While studies are being done, there is no

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Now that you have found the hearing health professional you wish to book an appointment with, there are a few things you may want to consider or ask when booking your first appointment. Hours of operation: this is an important question to ask, as you need to ensure they are open hours that accommodate your lifestyle. You need to ensure

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A visit to the audiologist shouldn’t be a reason for children (or adults) to be apprehensive. Regardless of which type of test the hearing provider performs, it shouldn’t cause pain or discomfort. While it’s easy for an adult to understand this, children who haven’t frequented a hearing clinic might still feel frightened or insecure if they don’t know what to

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Once you reach 50 years old, hearing health professionals highly recommend scheduling a routine hearing test even if you’ve never had difficulty hearing in the past. The reason is that, with age, your hearing tends to get worse over time – often so slowly it isn’t noticed until it significantly impacts your daily life. Meanwhile, the body adapts by transferring

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Hearing is the ability to perceive and distinguish sounds by detecting changes in the pressure of the surrounding environment and vibrations. It is one of the five senses required for a healthy person to navigate through his or her surroundings. There is no doubt how valuable hearing is and how important it is to protect this ability. Unfortunately, hearing loss

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Your eardrum, or the tympanic membrane, is what separates the outer ear from the inner ear . Once the sound waves pass through the eardrum, they can be converted into mechanical energy in the middle ear. Therefore, when the eardrum is perforated, the way your auditory system processes sound is disrupted.  Signs and Symptoms of Damaged Ear Drums Symptoms may

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How should you prepare for a hearing test ? Strictly speaking, the audiologist can diagnose the nature of your hearing loss based on hearing tests alone. However, the audiogram results do not tell the audiologist anything about your lifestyle needs, and to find the right hearing device to suit you as an individual requires an understanding of both your hearing

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You’ve been struggling to hear, took a hearing test and what you suspected was confirmed: It’s time to get hearing aids. Your hearing healthcare professional will help you find the model most suited to your needs, but it is also helpful to have an idea what questions to ask when making this purchase. Don’t be afraid to write a list

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Individuals suffering from hearing loss are usually frustrated since they cannot keep up with their daily activities or are deprived of energy. These experiences are all connected to a common side-effect of hearing loss, identified as hearing loss fatigue. Unfortunately, a majority of people suffering from poor hearing abilities do not even know that their difficulty in hearing is the

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Do you give your hearing health the attention it deserves? If you are aware of problems with your ability to hear well, then doing nothing isn’t going to resolve the issue. Your first step to better hearing is to book an appointment with an audiologist in order to investigate the problem. In order to get the most out of the

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