Are Online Hearing Tests Accurate?

Are Online Hearing Tests Accurate

Worried about your hearing? You might have seen that some websites, including ours, are now offering online hearing tests to check whether you have any problems. These online tests are a great screening tool to give you an idea of your hearing levels, but should not…

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Analog Hearing Aids vs Digital Hearing Aids

Analog Hearing Aids vs Digital Hearing Aids

Until quite recently, all hearing aids were analog. Today you can find both analog and digital hearing aids on the market, although analog hearing aids are becoming less common due to the advantages digital technology can provide. Both analog and digital hearing aids…

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Understanding Hearing and Pitch

Understanding Hearing and Pitch

Human HearingThere is an upper and lower limit to the frequencies that animals can detect. These limits can vary significantly depending on the animal. The sound of a vacuum cleaner might not bother us, but it will send your dog running because of the painful…

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Why You Should Avoid Cheap Hearing Aids

Why You Should Avoid Cheap Hearing Aids

Hearing loss is more complicated than many people think. Treating it is not as simple as purchasing a hearing aid over the counter or on the internet for a quick fix. Addressing hearing problems involves assessing the specific needs of each individual’s unique…

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Hearing affects everything between your ears

Hearing affects everything between your ears

From Oticon People First – BrainHearingTM – Helping the brain make sense of sound. Untreated hearing loss increases the risk of mental decline. Did you know that we hear with our brains, not our ears? Surprising, perhaps, but true. Our ears simply pick up…

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Hot Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Hot Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Hot Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users HOT weather is coming. HOT weather also brings heat, humidity and air conditioning all of which can wreak havoc on hearing aids. Moisture collects in tubing, corrosion forms on contact points, and ears may produce more wax….

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