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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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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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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Heart Health = Hearing Health

Monday 20 Jan 2020

Did you know your cardiovascular health is linked to hearing health? It’s true! Our ears are extremely sensitive to blood flow and the oxygen it delivers. However, the veins and arteries that supply our ears with oxygen are very small, so any.

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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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Maximising your hearing aid battery

Thursday 22 Aug 2019

We often get asked how long batteries should last in hearing aids. This can depend on a number of factors including how severe your hearing loss is (more severe losses require more power from the hearing aid), what size batteries you have (smaller.

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