It is frustatrating when you feel you are not able to hear as well as you should be. The reason for this can be varied. If you feel your hearing has changed in the last while it will be advisable to visist an audiologist for a heaing evaluation.
There are many different reasons for a change in hearing. Wax build up in your ears, or any other foreign object lodged in your ear canals can definatly cause a change in hearing. It is important though not to use anything to clean inside your ears - including earbuds. There is a syaying that nothing smaller than your elbow should go into your ears. Ears have a self cleanng mechanism that allows wax to move to the outside of the ear canal. Cleaning with a facecloth (as far as your finger can go) is usually sufficient. If you do have a wax impaction a Doctor will need to remove it.
Hearing loss can also be caused by many other factors. What is important is that you have your hearing checked as soon as possible to identify the cause and the necessary treatment. Leaving this too long can cause your hearing to degenrate even more.
Please contact the Widex head office on 0866965740 for a referal to the nearest audiologist in your area. If you need to you can also email me directly for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
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