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If you have an appointment with a hearing health professional for a hearing aid fitting, you may be wondering what you should expect from the meeting. It is always a good idea to take someone else with you to make a note of everything that has been said during this meeting, as it will be very informative. If you cannot

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We all know that cigarette smoking can cause cancer, heart disease and other diseases but most of us do not know how widespread the effect of smoking is. Studies have shown that one of the consequences may be hearing loss. What is the connection? In the inner ear are hair cells that receive gentle movements of the fluid that exists

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According to Statistics Canada, an estimated 54% of Canadians aged 40-79 have at least mild hearing loss in the high-frequency range. Hearing loss can be caused by several different factors including damage to the ear, disease or infection. However, in many cases, hearing loss is simply age-related. Hearing loss can be challenging to manage, but thanks to the rise of

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While hearing loss can be tough to manage, hearing aid technology can improve quality of life for those with hearing loss. Many cases of hearing loss are age-related , however, there are still preventative measures that we can take to protect our ears. Musicians are more frequently exposed to dangerous noise levels, so it’s important that they have appropriate hearing

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When we talk about hearing loss, we usually do so solely in terms of the immediate impact that hearing loss brings. Which is, of course, the inability to hear as well as possible. However, that’s not the only consequence of hearing loss. Studies have shown that if hearing loss isn’t treated, then the shift in ability can actually change the

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There’s nothing better than going to see a live musical concert, especially if it’s an artist that you love. Indeed, for many people, the absolute dream life is having one great concert after another to go to, week after week. However, while this would bring plenty of happy memories, it’s important to think about the impact that concerts can have

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It’s normal to have a lot of questions when you’re thinking about getting a hearing aid. After all, this is something that can have a tremendously positive impact on your life; it’s important that you’re taking the time to get things right at the first time of asking. One of the leading things that people think about is trying to

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Characterized by ringing, buzzing, roaring or hissing in the ears , tinnitus is a relatively common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In Canada alone, approximately 37% of adults report experiencing the condition at some time or another. Although people tend to assume that tinnitus is only associated with ringing in the ears, there is a range of other

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People experiencing hearing loss often choose to work with a professional audiologist to help them manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life, but why? Let's take a look.  Audiologists help determine the cause of your hearing loss Audiologists are doctors who have additional training in the biology of the ear. Their skills and diagnostic equipment allows them to

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While it is not a legal requirement to visit a doctor before getting a hearing aid, it is highly advisable that you do so. Trained and qualified audiologists will verify whether you need a hearing aid and, if you do, set it up correctly for your particular variety of hearing loss.  If you have trouble hearing, you may decide that

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