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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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's your hearing in background noise?

Tuesday 10 Mar 2020

Listening is really hard work, especially in noisy or busy places. As we age, the brain cells designed to filter noise don’t work as well as they used to, so it gets harder and harder to focus on the speech you want to hear. This occurs even with.

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Hearing Exhaustion

Monday 02 Mar 2020

Feeling tired but not sure why? It’s possible your hearing is playing a role. Even on our best days, it takes a lot of cognitive effort to hear and listen. If you have a hearing loss, particularly if it’s untreated, this effort skyrockets and can.

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Mythbusting: Tinnitus

Tuesday 11 Feb 2020

“Is there nothing you can do for Tinnitus?” This is common question that is thrown around when discussing treatment options for tinnitus. This question couldn’t be further from the truth, where there are multiple solutions with clinical proof of.

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Hearing During the Holidays

Friday 27 Dec 2019

As much love and joy as the holidays bring, they can also be stressful, especially if you have a hearing loss. For many of us, this is the time of year that’s filled with family, friends, and social events that require energy and effort. Being.

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Is my hearing normal for my age?

Tuesday 12 Nov 2019

“But my hearing is normal for my age, right?” This is a common question for audiologists! However, we don’t classify hearing test results based on age. There is a range (like most things in health) for what is considered normal based on what.

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The Stigma of Hearing Loss

Monday 07 Oct 2019

The stigma of hearing loss is one of the major reasons someone might reject the idea of wearing hearing aids for their hearing loss. Stigma can present itself through a number of ways, such as: not wanting to admit a hearing loss, embarrassment.

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5 Benefits of Rechargeable

Tuesday 01 Oct 2019

Did you know hearing aids are now rechargeable? It’s taken a long time for researchers to develop the technology, but we finally made it! It’s worth the wait as there are some major advantages to rechargeable devices. They save you money.

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