5 Tips to Improve Verbal Communication

Friday 26 Feb 2021

We are hardwired for connection with one another. One of the most common ways we connect is through verbal communication, especially speech. If we lack good communication skills or have limited resources for communication, it can significantly.

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Is Age-Related Hearing Loss Normal?

Thursday 11 Feb 2021

Often once the first signs of hearing loss present, people begin to wonder whether age-related hearing loss is to be expected and normal for their age. This is a common question for audiologists that we're asked by patients all the time - so don't.

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Will Hearing Aids Hold Me Back from an Active Lifestyle?

Tuesday 02 Feb 2021

A change in hearing shouldn’t determine how active you are.  If you’re someone who doesn’t want to get slowed down, you may have asked yourself this question – "will hearing aids hold me back?". The answer may not be as easy as ‘yes’ or ‘no’, rather.

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Hearing and Your Health

Monday 11 Jan 2021

The start of a new year is a time for hitting health goals. Keeping your hearing healthy is an important part of your overall health as untreated hearing loss can impact the entire body. Research shows that leaving hearing loss untreated can lead to.

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Holiday CHear

Wednesday 09 Dec 2020

We’re soaring into the holiday season! There are many joyful sounds to be heard over this exciting holiday season. We asked our local audiology team what their favourite Kiwi holiday sounds are… Waves crashing on the summer beach A cacophony of.

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Tinnitus: What are the Sounds in my Ears & Why do I Hear Them?

Tuesday 01 Dec 2020

Most people have experienced tinnitus at some point in their lives. Tinnitus is a subjective, phantom sound your brain produces in response to change in auditory sensation. Occasional onsets of tinnitus might occur after being exposed to damaging.

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A Thank You from Us: Why Supporting Local Makes a Difference

Sunday 01 Nov 2020

For many of us, the lockdown during COVID was a challenging time. In some ways, it was an unexpected opportunity to spend time with family and reconnect with things at home, but in other ways, like managing and running a non-essential business, the.

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Oxidative Stress: A Chocolate a Day Keeps the Audiologist Away?

Tuesday 22 Sep 2020

There may be some truth to this! Our Ears and Foods with Anti-Inflammatory Effects The delicate structures of our inner ear are incredibly sensitive to oxidative stress and the inflammation that results. Oxidative stress occurs when there’s an.

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Health Consequences of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Tuesday 25 Aug 2020

Noise-induced hearing loss is a workplace hazard for many. It might seem convenient to leave the earplugs at home, but that choice can have long-term consequences for your hearing and overall health.Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) is.

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Famous Musicians With Tinnitus & Hearing Loss

Wednesday 12 Aug 2020

Musicians need a ‘good ear’. Sadly, many talented musicians have permanently hurt their hearing from prolonged exposure to loud music and some develop tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception of ringing or noise in the ears and may be caused by.

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