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For most people, hearing loss is a condition that affects one aspect of life; the ability to hear. However, newly emerging evidence has found that there may be a connection between from hearing loss to dementia and cognitive decline. The evidence  People with untreated mild hearing loss are almost twice as likely to develop dementia than those with normal hearing;

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Do you hear phantom sounds? Do these sounds disturb your ability to concentrate, or make it difficult for you to sleep?  If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, then you may be experiencing a condition called tinnitus .  What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a hearing health condition that causes people to hear sounds that are not

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When your job or home life exposes you to loud noise regularly, you need to consider what kind of ear protection you need. Reducing the sound that reaches your ears can improve your ear health and prevent potential hearing loss. If you think you need ear protection contact a hearing health professional today and they will be able to assess

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As far as ear cleaning methods that you should avoid go, there are many. Lots of people clean their ears out with cotton swabs and the like thinking they are being hygienic, when in actual fact, they are compromising their hearing and the health of their ear. Below, we’ll give you an idea of the ear cleaning methods you should

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In the modern world, people engage in activities which could damage their ears regularly. Construction workers, people who work in heavy industry, and even dentists exposed to the loud noises emitted by their drills are all at risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Even people who do not work in high-risk occupations are at risk from things like standing next to

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Tinnitus is described as a subjective noise, meaning that only you can hear it when it occurs. It happens at seemingly random intervals with some people experiencing it for a couple of minutes at a time while others have to cope with it for hours on end, often becoming debilitating enough that it causes them to lose sleep. It can

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Hearing loss affects more than 466 million people worldwide, including 34 million children. By the middle of the current century, more than 900 million people will have some degree of hearing loss, thanks primarily to an aging population. Given that hearing loss is a common concern, are there any common signs that you might need to look out for? Hearing

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You might have heard that your ears are self-cleaning. For the most part, this is certainly true. Your ears are designed to push out dirt as well as excess earwax through the canal and towards the outer ear. Generally speaking, the only area of your ear that you will need to clean is the outer ear where this dirt and

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Tinnitus is a fairly common condition, with affected people tending to hear sounds that are not actually there. In many cases, these sounds are distressing for the individual, often causing secondary issues such as depression, insomnia, and fatigue. Given the issues that tinnitus can cause, it is natural to wonder if the condition can be prevented. In this piece, we’re

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If you are due to attend your first hearing test soon, you are probably wondering what will happen during the appointment. Below, we have sought to address this issue, so you can arrive for your appointment feeling confident and relaxed in the days leading up to your appointment. Preparing for the test Your audiologist will ask for necessary health information,

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