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Audiologist’s hands insterting a hearing aid in a young girl’s ear

What is Severe Hearing Loss?

Severe hearing loss can be difficult to live with, but diagnosing and treating the condition is important to ensure you’re able to live the most normal and comfortable life possible. What do you need to know about severe hearing loss? What is severe hearing loss? First, let’s define our terms. Severe hearing loss is where […]

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Man Suffering from Unilateral hearing loss

What is Single-Sided Deafness?

1 in 6 UK adults suffers from hearing loss and 2,000,000 of these people are registered hearing aid users. These statistics imply that the hearing health of UK citizens is a real problem that needs addressing. Single-sided deafness, in particular, affects 9,000 adults and children every year. In this post, we will focus on this […]

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Patient with hearing problem visiting doctor otorhinolaryngologi

What is Mixed Hearing Loss?

Mixed hearing loss can be classified as a form of hearing problem that combines both sensorineural and conductive loss. If there has been damage to the ability of the middle or outer ear to pass sound waves, together with damage to the sound data processing ability of the auditory nerve, this is what is described […]

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Noise Sensitivity

What is Hyperacusis and How Is It Treated?

There are times when we all get irritated by noise, whether it’s building construction or a noisy neighbour. But if you are finding yourself consistently disturbed by noises, perhaps finding them uncomfortable, overly loud, intrusive, or even painful, you may be suffering from hyperacusis. What is hyperacusis? Hyperacusis is a condition where noises, even common […]

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What is hearing loss?

Hearing loss is a very common problem that typically affects people as they grow older but, in younger people, can also be the result of exposure to loud noise over a period of time, such as in industry. There are believed to be over 10 million people in the UK suffering from hearing loss to […]

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