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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

It’s easy to assume that devices like hearing aids are simple. They have a microphone to receive sound and a speaker to play it back, but there is a lot more under the surface that makes these devices work properly. We’re going to take a deep dive into the technology behind hearing aids, giving you […]

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What are the Features of Modern Hearing Aids?

Just like any other kind of technology, hearing aids have gone through many changes over the years and will probably continue to do so. They evolve with the increasing appreciation and understanding of hearing loss and how it functions and with each generation they become more powerful and finely attuned to helping people with hearing […]

How does Hearing Loss Lead to Depression?

How does Hearing Loss Lead to Depression?

There are many attendant issues that come along with hearing loss. Anyone who has ever experienced hearing loss will know about some of these, even if it only lasted a short while or was not particularly extreme. One of the most common problems that hearing loss brings about is depression, which is a perfectly understandable […]

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5 Myths about Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a common experience that many people have, in which it sounds as though there is a high-pitched noise in their ears. The noise can be like a whistling or humming or many other descriptions besides these. It can also be intermittent or all the time. In any case, it is something that most […]

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How often should you go for a hearing test?

Hearing tests are carried out frequently during childhood, but once you reach adulthood, they tend to take a back seat. You might assume that your hearing is good if you haven’t noticed any obvious signs of hearing loss, but most people find that their hearing deteriorates gradually. This means that it can take years for […]

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How to know if you’re hard of hearing or going deaf?

Many people experience hearing loss as they get older. In some cases, hearing loss is a side-effect of the natural aging process, but there are also underlying causes that can contribute to temporary hearing problems. If you’ve been having troubles with your hearing, and you think you might be going deaf, here’s a guide to […]

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What are the best rechargeable hearing aids?

If you have hearing loss, you may be advised to consider how hearing aids can benefit you. Today, there is a vast array of devices available, including rechargeable hearing aids. If you’re new to hearing aids, or you’re thinking of switching to rechargeable devices, here’s a useful guide to the benefits and features they offer.  […]