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Hearing Health Blog

It can be all too easy to take a sense like hearing for granted. You use your ears all the time in everyday life, though most people will only put real thought into this part of their body when there is something wrong with it. No one is immune to hearing loss, with most people finding that their ears steadily

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Hearing loss is a condition which many of us experience at some point in our lives. Sometimes, like when we attend a loud concert or visit a nightclub or bar where they play loud music, it’s fleeting and temporary. Yet, as we get older, we can experience a more permanent, but altogether less noticeable form of hearing loss. And when

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When you make an appointment with a hearing instrument specialist, you’re enlisting the help of someone who brings real expertise in hearing aids. At Affordable Hearing, we’ve helped countless people choose the right hearing aids to meet their needs. Comprehensive hearing tests, when combined with the knowledge of the hearing aid market and how different features can help fulfill different

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Our hearing can change a lot over the years and, occasionally, you may experience a ringing in your ears. In most cases, this is caused by a loud noise or a change in air pressure, and the problem will quickly subside. However, as we get older, we are more prone to what is called tinnitus. Rather than being a condition

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Hearing loss is one of the most common disabilities affecting adults. Besides age, exposure to loud noise is one of the greatest risk factors of all. Any sound over 85 decibels in volume poses some risk of permanent hearing loss . The louder the noise or longer your exposure, the worse the impact is likely to be. There is no

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Have you recently been diagnosed with hearing loss? One of the key points to remember here is that hearing loss is not something that only impacts the elderly. It can affect you at any stage in your life, from when you are a teen, to when you are in your twenties or thirties. There are a variety of issues that

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Are you having issues with tinnitus? Tinnitus is a condition that is irritating and can also lead to a variety of psychological problems. This includes both depression and anxiety ; so, while tinnitus isn’t fatal and often not considered serious, it can have severe consequences. The main symptom of tinnitus is that you will hear noises that aren’t there. The

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If you have noticed a change to your hearing then you might be diagnosed with hearing loss. There is only one treatment option for this possibility, and that’s hearing aids. To get these, you will first need to speak to a hearing instrument specialist. These experts will work with you and ensure that they find out the level of your

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A large number of Americans have a hearing loss that has not been diagnosed. And once they've been told they have hearing loss, the majority waits an average of seven years before seeking treatment. Scheduling a hearing test with an audiologist is the first step in determining whether you are having any hearing issues that require hearing aids . Testing

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Hearing aids have come a long way from the ear trumpet used hundreds of years ago, and have improved infinitely from the large devices from the 1960s and 1970s. Modern hearing aids come with an abundance of sophisticated features. If you are looking to upgrade your hearing aid, or you are on the way to getting a hearing condition diagnosed

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