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Hearing Health Blog

Snoring surgery is typically carried out by an ear, nose and throat specialist . The most common procedure is the somnoplasty, a procedure that uses heat to manipulate tissues in your throat to lessen the effect of snoring. In most cases, it can completely remove the sound of snoring but is typically used as a last resort once all other

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Most of us will experience minor headaches at some point or another in our life. Generally, they will pass of their own accord and you won’t have another for a while without need for medical intervention. However, if you are experiencing regular headaches or prolonged headaches, it’s a good idea to reach out to your doctor for help. While we’re

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When it comes to getting a hearing aid, you may have heard that you will need to attend a hearing aid fitting. Perhaps this is something you have got coming up soon and you are wondering whether you even need to attend? Are hearing aid fittings really that important? The short answer to this question is yes. However, we will

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Tinnitus is one of the most common health complaints in modern society, with between 10% and 20% of all Americans suffering from the condition to some level. If you believe that you are one of them, you must get the issue checked ASAP. Before seeing an audiologist, though, it’s important to educate yourself on the subject. Asking questions is the

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If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, then you might now be searching for the right type of hearing aid to suit your needs. To be able to do this effectively, you need to understand the three top hearing aid styles on the market right now, and use this information to come to a decision, as well as

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Your throat is one area of the body you may not pay enough attention to until a problem pops up. When you are dealing with issues in the throat, you’ll likely power on through and deal with saltwater rinses and crushed ice pops for comfort. The thing is, there will be a time where this is not enough, and you

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When it comes to hearing devices, maintenance and repairs are incredibly important. Not just for the health of your device, but also for maintaining good hearing health too. What we are looking at today is when you should see a hearing health professional for repairs on your hearing device . Environmental Damage Environmental damage is one of the most common

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Audiologists are highly-skilled and expert medical professionals, who are responsible for the treatment and management of a number of different health conditions. To find out more about the conditions that fall under the remit of an audiologist, read on. Hearing loss  For most people, hearing loss will be the primary condition that comes to mind if asked what an audiologist

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There’s a lot to think about when it comes to choosing a hearing aid, and perhaps the most essential decision is related to the  style .  There are several different styles of hearing aids , but the most commonly used are:  Behind the ear (BTE) In the ear (ITE) In the canal (ITC)  Each of these styles offers its own

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For the most part, a sore throat is a viral or bacterial issue and they generally tend to settle on their own after some rest and time. There are cases, however, where a persistent sore throat is the problem, an ENT doctor may prescribe antibiotics to speed up your recovery and get you back to your best. The biggest question

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