Hearing Health Blog

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Top FAQs About Hearing Tests

Hearing tests are assessments used to check how well you can hear and identify changes in your hearing. If you have a hearing test booked, or you’re thinking about making an appointment, you may have questions about what the appointment entails and why it’s important. Here are some FAQs to provide you with all the […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Studies have shown adults with untreated hearing loss are more likely to experience Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other types of cognitive disorders. While the link between hearing loss and dementia has only been recently established, the evidence is compelling. Individuals with hearing loss ranked moderate to severe have a much higher risk of developing dementia, […]

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What Should You Know Before Buying Hearing Aids?

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, a third of people in the United States of American between the ages of 65 and 74 experience hearing loss and this increases to half of all Americans older than 75. However, of those aged 70 and older who may benefit from hearing aids, […]

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What is the Best Ear Protection for Shooting

Something is exciting about going out to the shooting range for those who love to take on target practice, but if you’re not using the right ear protection, you’re not going to be able to continue your hobby as long as you’d like to. Your hearing instrument specialist will be able to help you with […]

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Is Tinnitus a Sign of Hearing Loss, or a Different Condition?

Hearing loss comes in many different forms, and it’s often not until you are dealing with something like tinnitus to realize that you have hearing issues. Hearing loss and tinnitus often go hand in hand, and hearing loss can be mild or it can be severe as a result. Even minor injuries to the inner […]

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Why is a Hearing Test Important?

It can be easy to overlook the importance of getting your hearing tested, especially if you are not encountering any symptoms. However, the last thing you want is for you to realize that you have problems with your hearing when it is too late. When hearing issues are picked up on early, they can be […]