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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Hearables: Advances in Hearing Technology

Friday 03 Jul 2020

Advances in technology have led to unique changes in medical devices, adding functionality we only dreamed of in the past. Whether it’s as simple as tracking steps or as complex as heart monitors, we have a new world of options at our fingertips..

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Nature Sounds vs. White Noise: Tinnitus Masking

Tuesday 02 Jun 2020

I love the sound of the beach. It’s soft and rhythmical making it quite a relaxing experience. I often go during lunch time to de-stress and gather my thoughts. It is because of these qualities that I like to recommend it for sound therapy if you.

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There's An App For That: Tinnitus

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is a common problem. Experts  estimate 15% of adults in New Zealand have tinnitus1. Unfortunately, we don't know exactly what causes tinnitus and there's no known cure. The good news, however, is we have ways to.

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Symptoms of Tinnitus

Tuesday 28 Apr 2020

Have you ever wondered if you have tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no external source exists. It's also described as phantom sound, similar to phantom limb pain experienced by amputees. If you're just starting to learn about this.

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How to Manage COVID-19 Lockdown

Monday 06 Apr 2020

There's no doubt our world looks different than it did two weeks ago. Everyone manages change in their own way but if you've been finding lockdown a challenge, we've compiled a list of useful tips to help you cope. Exercise outdoors for at least 30.

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