No one has time for hearing problems, which is why you’re probably looking for a solution as soon as you realize there may be a problem. But if you are experiencing hearing loss, you can’t simply start using hearing aids and call it a day. You need the knowledge and expertise of an audiologist who Read more..
Although hearing aid technology has drastically improved in recent years, some levels of hearing loss need something more technologically advanced to help with hearing loss. If hearing aids don’t provide the assistance required, the individual may be a candidate for a cochlear implant. What exactly is a cochlear implant? What type of hearing loss is Read more..
Getting used to new hearing aids can be challenging. It may feel awkward and uncomfortable at times! Like anything new, habits have to be formed to get used to wearing your hearing aids. When you first start wearing hearing aids, it is recommended that you practice wearing them as often as possible. It may be Read more..
There are few things worse than catching a cold. While most colds will leave you fatigued, a bit stuffy, or with a sore throat, you may also find yourself with mild hearing loss. Hearing loss from head colds or the flu is often temporary. But with each strain of COVID showing new and changing symptoms, Read more..
As we make our way through life, we never stop learning. From meeting new friends to traveling and exploring new cultures, our brain continues taking things in. We rely heavily on our ears to help us through these experiences — all while allowing our cognitive function to improve. Because we rely on our ears to Read more..
Have you noticed that it is becoming increasingly difficult to hear? Progressive hearing loss is a condition where an individual gradually loses the ability to hear. Without treatment, the hearing loss will only get worse over time. However, many individuals with progressive hearing loss don’t notice it until it’s quite severe, which is why individuals Read more..
Have you found yourself wondering if hearing loss is a hereditary condition? Whether you have hearing loss and are planning for a family or are experiencing signs of hearing loss and are simply curious, it’s natural to question if (and how) genetics factor into hearing loss. Understanding how hearing loss can come about and the Read more..
2022 is coming to a close, but before you prepare for your new year’s celebrations – it might be worth booking a hearing test. It’s the last thing you want to think about. But in this article, we’ll explain why the end of the year is the best time to consider getting your hearing tested, Read more..
We all know that eating a whole, nutrient-dense diet is necessary for a healthy heart, waistline, and cognitive function. But did you also know that what you eat affects your hearing? Of course, this isn’t to say that consuming a broccoli crown with dinner will immediately reduce tinnitus symptoms (although it certainly can’t hurt to Read more..
Do you sometimes feel that the world is spinning around, and you’re off-balance even while being still? Well, you might have vertigo. Vertigo makes it feel as though the world is whirling around you or that you are spinning. It is not ordinary dizziness like you may usually experience. The intensity level is increased. Vertigo Read more..