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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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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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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