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Diabetes and hearing loss

Hearing loss and diabetes

If you suffer from diabetes, it’s more important than ever to make sure you protect your hearing. A number of studies have found a link between the two conditions, so while it’s important that everyone gets regular hearing checks, those...

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Don’t let headphones damage your hearing

Don’t let headphones damage your hearing

Headphones, earphones and Airpods are all the rage these days and are sure to be in many stockings this Christmas, but it’s important to be aware of the impact headphones can have on your hearing. Whether you’re listening to music,...

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Earplugs for second hand snoring

Earplugs for second hand snoring

Are you sleeping next to a snorer? Let’s be honest, snoring can take its toll – not just regarding health implications for the snorer, but can also take a toll on the snorer’s partner. Luckily, there are options to ensure...

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss happens when tiny hair-like structures (stereocilia) that sit on top of hair cells in the inner ear are damaged by noises that are too loud and/or last for too long. When stereocilia are damaged, the hair cells...

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Teaching your kids healthy hearing

Teaching your kids healthy hearing

We all aspire to be the best role models possible for our kids so it is important to start teaching them about hearing health from a young age and demonstrate healthy hearing practices around the home. As well as getting...

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Hearing loss as we get older

Hearing loss as we get older

One of the most common hearing conditions to affect the elderly and aging adults is age-related hearing loss. In fact, age-related hearing loss will most likely affect each of us as we get older. As we age, a number of...

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Early signs of hearing loss

Early signs of hearing loss

Unlike a physical wound, hearing loss is quite the invisible condition and therefore hard to detect yourself. You can’t see yourself succumbing to the early warning signs of hearing loss, so quite often those early warning signs are overlooked. So,...

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Single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness, otherwise known as unilateral hearing loss, is when a person has normal hearing in one ear, yet little or no hearing in the other ear. While most with single-sided deafness (SSD) go on to live normal lives, relying...

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