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If you have a behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid you’re likely used to dealing with the tubing that connects the components. This tubing helps transfer sound that is picked up and amplified by the hearing aid, which is behind the ear, and send it on down the line to the ear. This tubing part of the hearing aid is very important

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Do you find it more difficult to hold a conversation in a station than in the quiet of your own home?  A busy setting such as a station has lots of sounds competing for your attention. This makes it difficult to concentrate on what’s important, such as the ticket inspector’s directions. However, to help you hear clearly in all situations

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Unlike most other serious health concerns, hearing loss often goes for years without being treated – the average delay before seeking treatment is seven to 10 years. There are many reasons for this, but here are a few: Noise-induced and age-related hearing loss often occur so gradually it can take a long time to notice significant differences in hearing ability.

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You watch your weight and exercise for a healthy heart, but do you show the same concern for your hearing health? Believe or not your ears are crucial to good health. Hearing loss is associated with an increased risk of problems such as dementia, heart disease, falls, and longer stays in hospital. Therefore it makes sense to keep your ears

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The field of audiology – the study of hearing and balance disorders – has expanded greatly in the last few decades. Along with it, so have the requirements for becoming an audiologist. As a hearing patient, it’s important to know what standards  audiologists  are required to meet, and which are optional (even if highly desired) credentials. Why? Because it will

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