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Hearing Health Blog

Many people are unaware of the fact that there are a number of different forms of hearing loss. In general, there are three different forms of hearing loss – conductive, sensorineural and mixed. In this post, we are going to delve deeper into sensory hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss. It impacts around

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One of the most frustrating things that can happen is when your hearing aid device flashes the low battery sign. This is especially the case if you feel like this is happening all of the time. This is why it is important to get to the bottom of why your batteries are draining so quickly. With that being said, below,

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If you know somebody who is hard of hearing, then it can sometimes be challenging to communicate with them. Their ears are no longer able to send signals to their brains that are strong enough for them to interpret what you are saying accurately.  This lack of ability to converse can create problems . Not only does it make holding

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The level of hearing loss that a person experiences can vary. People with normal hearing ability can usually hear sounds of 25 dB or less across the frequency spectrum from 125 Hz to 8,000. Those with mild hearing loss cannot hear sounds below 40 dB, and those with moderate hearing loss cannot hear noises below around 57 dB.  Profound hearing

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It’s a common thought that tinnitus is nothing but a temporary annoyance; something that will go away with time and quieter headphones. The thing is, this may be correct for some. Some people get the luxury of temporary tinnitus, but others don’t get so lucky! Tinnitus can be persistent, exhausting and severe for a group of people, and if you

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