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If you or a loved one are experiencing hearing loss , then you might initially think that it is hard to communicate with them. Experiencing hearing loss is something that can be different for everyone, but if people around you don’t feel like they know how to communicate with you, then it can make it more of a challenge. If

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When it comes to hearing loss, many people are unaware that there is a spectrum. Patients who face hearing loss will most likely have a different experience compared to someone else who is also facing hearing loss. Hearing loss is incredibly common and many people are unaware of whether they are facing hearing loss. Many people can go decades having

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Almost all adults – with a little help – are able to identify the signs of hearing loss that they could be facing. They are either told that their hearing is declining by people around them or they notice the difference when they’re at work or in crowded places. It’s still something that’s difficult for adults to identify, so expecting

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Your hearing is so important; it enables you to enjoy music, effectively communicate with those around you, and enjoy many of the wonders of nature like birdsong and the sound of pouring rain, that make life all the richer. That’s why having adequate hearing protection is equally important. If you are regularly exposed to loud noises, over 85 decibels particularly, there

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When it comes to categorizing hearing loss , it’s often the case that there is confusion surrounding whether hearing loss is a disability or not. Whether it's considered to be a disability depends on the severity of the hearing loss in the first place. Some people are dealing with a mild hearing impairment which may not be considered a disability,

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When you see a loved one experiencing something that you feel is out of your control, it can be disheartening. Hearing loss is often something that can’t be improved unless you seek guidance and advice from an audiologist. However, encouraging a loved one to take a hearing test might not be as easy as you think. If left unchecked, hearing

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It's understandable that as you approach appointments to treat your hearing loss, or if you are at the stage where you are considering hearing aids, you may have a few questions about what is involved. One common question in terms of getting hearing aids is, whether it is OK to wear just one hearing aid? There may be several reasons

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Our bodies systems are all connected, relying on consistent performance to remain healthy. Despite this, many of us continue to treat individual health complaints such as hearing loss as standalone issues. Luckily, things are starting to change, and clear evidence of how hearing loss impacts the brain is just one recent example of why it’s vital to seek treatment as

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Hearing aids are a lifeline for people with hearing loss. They allow you to live a full life without any of the hurdles that you would otherwise face. However, hearing aids have a finite lifespan and need to be upgraded from time to time.  In some cases, hearing aids need to be replaced because they are not working as effectively

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Communication is important when it comes to building strong relationships with others. Having a conversation with someone requires you to pay attention, focus on what the person is saying and you need to be patient. For someone with hearing loss, it can be much more difficult to communicate with other people. When someone has hearing loss and a person is

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