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There are many things that can cause your hearing aid to stop working or to stop performing the way you want and rightly expect it to. They’re very small and often delicate devices so problems are relatively common. The good news is most of these issues can be fixed by yourself in your home without any need for extra help.

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Before your hearing aid can be of any use to you, it needs to be properly programmed. This process is about calibrating the hearing aid correctly so that it suits your needs and corrects the specificities of your hearing loss issues, allowing you to hear clearly. It’s a vital part of the process when you get a new hearing aid

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There are many different types of hearing aid and each of them offers a different way of improving a person’s hearing. A hearing aid is chosen depending on the hearing problems of each individual and how their hearing needs to be improved. These days, hearing aids are digital and there are five main types that we’re going to talk about

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We all have earwax. It plays an important role in the ear, trapping dust, debris and bacteria and helping the ear dispose of it. However, when does earwax become a problem? When do you need your audiologist to clean it out for you ? Here, we’re going to ask a few questions that can help you determine when it’s time

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Have you been hearing noises lately that no one else can? There’s a strong possibility that this is due to an issue called tinnitus . Your audiologist will be able to tell you more about this condition when you book your first appointment with them if you receive a diagnosis. But you might want a little more information before you

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