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How to Properly Maintain Your Hearing Aid at Home

Do you wear a hearing aid? If so, it’s essential to know how to maintain it at home properly. There are a few things you can do daily, weekly and monthly to keep your hearing aid in good condition. This article will discuss the best ways to care for your hearing aid at home. Study […]

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Anxiety, Depression and Hearing Loss

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health conditions. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 18% of adults are experiencing anxiety, and about seven percent of adults have a depressive disorder each year. While both conditions can be declining, hearing loss is also a significant problem for many people. […]

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Feeling Anxious? Hearing Loss Might be The Culprit

We know that hearing loss has a significant impact on all aspects of life, but recent research shows us that there are also links between depression, anxiety and hearing loss.  Many people mistake anxiety for a general worry, except anxiety is much more worrisome. Typically, when we experience anxiety, we have a heightened sense that […]

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What’s a Safe Listening Volume?

Nowadays, we hear advice about our listening volumes and how we should moderate them to protect our long-term hearing. But what is a safe listening volume and how can loud sounds damage our hearing in the first place? Find out the answers to these questions in the article below; also, find out more about decibel […]

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How People with Hearing Loss Learn Language

Learning a new language while deaf or when you have hearing loss may be difficult. All of the nuances in pronunciations and accents will be challenging to learn, particularly if you have difficulty hearing every detail. However, it is not impossible. Here are some pointers for learning a foreign language with hearing loss.  Can Students […]

Make Better Hearing Your 2022 New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s resolutions date as far back as Babylonian times. Today, while we no longer pay our debts to the ancient gods of yore, many of us still find this tradition to be a helpful way to start the new year fresh. January is a good time to renew our desire to live our best […]

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Can You Pass A Hearing Test But Still Have Problems Hearing?

Hearing loss is a complex problem with many contributing causes. While those who work with noise equipment or in noisy settings are particularly vulnerable, many people are affected by hereditary disorders such as Meniere’s disease, which can cause hearing loss. Furthermore, diseases such as diabetes and hypertension can exacerbate hearing loss. Hearing loss is most […]

Looking for a Thoughtful Christmas Gift for a Parent or Grandparent?

Hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition in older adults, and the most widespread disability. Statistics Canada* estimates that 54% of Canadians aged 40 to 79 years (over eight million) have at least mild hearing loss in the high-frequency range. Social and health consequences associated with diminished hearing include embarrassment, fatigue, anxiety, depression, […]

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Is There an Adjustment Period for Hearing Aids?

It may take up to four months to get used to your hearing aids and fully utilize them. Small improvements will be seen straight away, but patience is required. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your progress, please get in touch with your hearing instrument specialist for assistance. Hearing aids will often need […]