Top 5 Tips for Learning New Zealand Sign Language

Friday 06 May 2022

The 9th to the 15th of May marks New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) week, and this year's theme is NZSL is Essential. NZSL is vital to the expression of Deaf culture and community, and while mastering any language takes time, learning to communicate.

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Hearing Loss in Children: Early Signs to Look Out For

Tuesday 19 Apr 2022

Hearing loss in children can happen for many reasons, and can be either temporary or permanent. Hearing issues can impact your child’s learning, concentration and communication. If you (or your child) are concerned about their hearing, it’s.

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Can Plane Travel Worsen Tinnitus or Hearing Loss Symptoms?

Tuesday 08 Mar 2022

Do you have a long-haul or domestic flight coming up? If you are experiencing tinnitus or hearing loss, you may be wondering how your aeroplane journey could affect your ears. In this article, we share our insights on how and why flying can impact.

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3 Ways That Music Affects the Brain and Your Hearing

Monday 24 Jan 2022

When it comes to our hearing, it’s important to remember that we not only hear with our ears, but also with our brains. Research has shown that musicians have bigger, better connected, more sensitive brains. “Musicians have superior working memory,.

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5 Celebrities with Hearing Loss

Thursday 29 Jul 2021

There are a number of celebrities who face the challenges of hearing loss and tinnitus in their everyday lives. We’ve highlighted 5 of our favourites who have worked hard to overcome obstacles associated with hearing loss. Take a look at our top.

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The 5 Most Common Causes of Tinnitus

Thursday 24 Jun 2021

If you don’t have tinnitus, you probably know someone who does! One in 10 New Zealanders report hearing tinnitus, the perception of sound when no external source is present1. It impacts each person differently and is a challenging symptom to treat..

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Your Fundamental Guide to Hearing Loss

Tuesday 08 Jun 2021

Hearing loss is a complex subject, so we've pulled together a handy guide that has all the best information in one place! We take you through the common symptoms of hearing loss to help you understand whether it might be affecting you, then we.

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The Social Impact of Hearing Loss

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Hearing keeps us connected to the people around us. For most of us, it’s how we communicate with others. Humans are hard-wired for connection and participating in meaningful conversations is one important way we connect. Sadly, hearing loss can.

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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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