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Anxiety, Depression and Hearing Loss

Mental health and physical health are often interlinked. Physical health issues can lead to mental health concerns, and vice versa. Research has shown that hearing loss can be linked to depression and anxiety, the two most common mental health complaints experienced by adults. Many people with hearing loss also have depression or anxiety, or sometimes […]

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Can Hearing Aids Be Reused?

When you look at the price of hearing aids, you might wonder whether it’s cheaper to buy them second-hand. Alternatively, you might have an old pair of hearing aids that you no longer use, and you would like them to go to a good home. Perhaps you would like to know if hearing aids really […]

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3 Things to Ask Your Hearing Aid Dispenser about Hearing Aids

Hearing aid dispensers help with the selection and fitting of hearing aids. When you see your hearing instrument specialist (HIS), they can provide advice and help you to make sure you get hearing aids that work for you. If you have hearing loss and have been recommended that you wear hearing aids, you can take […]

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The 4 Most Frequent Mistakes Made by New Hearing Aid Owners

If you recently purchased hearing aids, being excited about your new purchase is customary. However, it can be not easy to know how best to care for them and use them correctly. This article will help guide you through the four most common mistakes made by people who are new to using hearing aids. Who […]

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What’s a Safe Listening Volume?

Listening to music is a great way to relax and enjoy some time by yourself. But did you know that the volume could be damaging your hearing? This post was created to give people the information they need to make an informed decision about their listening habits. Whether you use headphones or speakers, it’s essential […]

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Feeling Anxious? Hearing Loss Might be The Culprit

It is a well-known fact that hearing loss can significantly impact your quality of life. It affects more than just the ability to communicate but also impacts the safety and general wellness. From difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments to not hearing warning sounds, it’s easy for someone with hearing loss to become isolated and […]

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Is A Bluetooth Hearing Aid Worth It?

A hearing aid is a very important device to those who use them. Providing the ability to hear the world around you properly, this type of medical tool can change the life of someone who has experienced hearing loss. Of course, though, it can be hard to know whether you need the advanced features that […]

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How Do I Know If I Have Mild Hearing Loss?

The degree of hearing loss ranges from mild to partially severe and profound. Mild hearing loss can happen over time, is often painless, and may progress without you realizing it. It can occur in one or both ears. Although mild hearing loss may not always be profound, it may sometimes be a symptom of another […]

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How Hearing Better Helps You Live Longer

While we can often take our senses for granted, they are the tools we use to interpret and understand the world around us. It’s more than possible to live a good and fulfilled life even if some of your senses are less than optimal, such as your sight or hearing. Yet it’s also true that […]