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For the majority of people, hearing loss tends to develop gradually - and often, so incrementally that it can be difficult to even realize it is occurring. When hearing capabilities begin to worsen, the brain adapts and compensates. While this is impressive in many ways, it can be problematic, as it results in an individual simply not being aware of

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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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There are many different causes of hearing loss . Some are hereditary. Some are a natural part of the aging process. Others are caused by environmental and lifestyle factors. Although all forms of hearing loss can be effectively managed with the help of an audiologist, the latter causes can be mitigated by taking proper precautions. Ear protection is extremely important

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