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Tinnitus , the condition characterized by a constant – and annoying – buzzing, hissing, clicking or whooshing of the ears, is a difficult and often debilitating issue to live with. According to the American Hearing-Language-Speech Association (ASHA), nearly 15 percent of Americans suffer from tinnitus. Causes of tinnitus Unlike many auditory or balance disorders, tinnitus is a symptom of an

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We are all individuals. In every aspect of our lives, we are different from one another. Take vacations for example: Do you live for Vegas or does the thought make you shudder? If you love sunning yourself by the pool with a cocktail in hand, then the prospect of camping and hiking probably leaves you cold. The same goes for

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Do you suspect your child has hearing loss? If so, fear not; an audiologist can help diagnose your child’s type and degree of hearing loss. When visiting an audiologist, it is important to arm yourself with questions in order to get the most out of your child’s appointment.  After all, you’ll be learning a lot of new information, so having

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Looking for an audiologist is no easy feat. Even though hearing loss is becoming increasingly common in the world around us, there is a significant lack of information on the condition that people can have access to. While there are many articles and blogs online that can help individuals with hearing loss understand their condition better, it is crucial to

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You’ve had your hearing aids for years and you trust them. Even if you’ve taken excellent care of your units, you may want to consider taking a look at the latest hearing aids. Whether it’s older technology or changes in your hearing, there are many reasons to ask yourself, “Is it time to upgrade my hearing aids?” How well do

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Selecting the right audiologist from the wide array of professionals serving your area can be a daunting task. There are several factors you need to consider and numerous professionals you should speak to before making the final selection. Lucky for you, we have boiled down all of this overwhelming information into a list of 10 things for you to consider

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You notice that you’re saying, “What?” more often and things just don’t sound the same. Your spouse complains that the TV is too loud. It’s probably time to see an audiologist for a hearing test appointment. After the examination of your ears and your medical history, you will have several hearing tests. The results determine if you need hearing aids

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If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, your audiologist will prescribe hearing aids. Successfully wearing hearing aids is a multi-step process. It begins with the hearing assessment. Next, you will discuss the different styles, models, and features you need. The audiologist will order your hearing aids and schedule a fitting. During the fitting, the hearing aid programs will be

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Not being able to hear to your full potential is definitely a frightening and frustrating event. Most hearing loss occurs with age very gradually and subtly. But when does hearing loss result in a need to see an audiologist ? We’re here to answer these common questions. What is an audiologist? An audiologist is a professional with an advanced degree

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Hearing loss can develop at any age and comes in several degrees (mild to profound). Unsurprisingly, it creates hurdles for you to lead a normal life. If you’re suffering from hearing loss you should consider scheduling an appointment with an audiologist . Not only will they improve your hearing health, they will help eradicate the barriers faced in communication. Audiologists are hearing

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