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Audiologists are health professionals who are trained to diagnose and treat hearing and balance conditions. To become an audiologist, a person must complete an advanced degree program and log several hours in clinics and facilities to garner experience.  Many universities that offer audiology doctorate degree programs allow students to specialize in a specific area. For example, geriatric, educational and pediatric

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If you’ve ever heard ringing in your ears , you might wonder how it’s related to your hearing and overall health. Is it something you should seek medical treatment for or just a normal part of life?  First, ringing in the ears is termed tinnitus. And, although 50 million Americans are affected by it at some point in their lives,

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Who should you visit to get a hearing test?  An audiologist of course! There are other options, such as a hearing instrument specialist, but when investing in your hearing health an audiologist is a no-brainer. In fact, here are five helpful reasons to visit an audiologist.   1. Healthcare professional You wouldn’t let an unqualified surgeon remove your appendix, so why

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While hearing aids are highly advanced pieces of technology, unfortunately, sometimes repairs are needed when things start working improperly. So what can you do to prolong the need for common hearing aid repairs ? Here are a few tips to help you maintain your hearing aids and prevent unnecessary repairs from occurring. Always clean you hearing aids It is very

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The outer ear is what you see on the outside of your head. It is the part of the ear that gathers the sounds that we hear and pushes them down into your ear through the ear canal so that we can hear and interpret what we hear. What is the outer ear? The visible part of the outer ear

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Are you struggling with hearing loss and unsure what to do? Finding an audiologist in your area is the first step to taking your hearing health seriously. From hearing tests to hearing aid fittings, your audiologist will walk you through each step of the hearing loss treatment process. However, how does an audiologist take you from a diagnosis of hearing

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Are you someone with excessive earwax ? While earwax is a completely normal substance produced by the body too much earwax can actually cause problems, specifically hearing loss. When too much earwax is produced, individuals often report hearing loss, without realizing the culprit. Benefits of earwax Only excess earwax requires attention. After all, earwax is actually beneficial to ear health.

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Despite the reality that hearing loss is one of the most common health problems for both children and adults, many still don’t know when it’s the right time to contact an audiologist for a hearing evaluation. Without this valuable information, mild hearing loss and other concerning signals of a hearing problem go untreated, which can impact your overall health. Here

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Most people understand that hearing aids are devices that help restore one’s hearing. But many people aren’t quite sure what earmolds are. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, earmolds are pieces of plastic or other soft material molded to precisely fit in the ear. Its function is to deliver sound from a behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid. These types

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Around 15 percent of Americans between the age of 20-69 suffer from some degree of hearing loss simply through neglecting to take care of their ears. Once hearing is damaged it can never be restored; while assistive hearing technology continues to advance with each passing year, it’s better to protect your ears today than to find yourself needing hearing aids

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