mild hearing loss

Mild Hearing Loss: which hearing aids are the best?

By Michael,

Hearing loss is not a condition that can be defined in black and white, because everyone experiences it differently. Even in the case of mild loss, it might affect one person significantly while it is barely noticeable to another.

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Hearing Loss: A Guide On Where To Start

By Michael,

 

“My defective hearing appeared everywhere before me like a ghost; I fled from the presence of men, was obliged to appear to be a misanthrope although I am so little such.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

Are you afraid that you might be losing your hearing? Even the famous composer, Beethoven, had difficulty accepting that he couldn’t hear as he once did.

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The Best of the Best in Hearing Aids

By Michael,

We rely on the five senses to learn about the world around us and effectively communicate with those in it. When diminished or lost, it becomes difficult to function without any one of those senses. 

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The Link Between Dementia and Hearing Loss

By Michael,

Dementia has been an enigma of the medical community for many years. Doctors and scientists have been working for decades to look for links to be able to predict who may develop dementia and if there are ways to lessen the impact. Recently, studies have shown that there may be a significant link between hearing loss and dementia.

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Can Chemotherapy and Cancer Treatments Cause Hearing Loss?

By Michael,

Chemotherapy has been a vital tool in treating cancerous tumours for decades. This specific type of therapy has been known to drastically shrink the cancer cells in a person’s body. Even though chemotherapy is very good at treating cancer, it can also have some negative side effects.  People have been known to experience sudden hearing loss as one of the many unwanted side effects.

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Understanding Noise Induced Hearing Loss

By Michael,

Noise Induced Hearing Loss, or NIHL, is a condition that can happen immediately or can take years to develop. Most everyday noises are at a safe enough level to where they do not cause any harm to our eardrums. But sounds that are too loud, even if you are exposed to them for just a short period of time, are harmful and often cause NIHL to occur.

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How to Protect Your Hearing Aid at the Beach

How to Protect Your Hearing Aid at the Beach

By Michael,

If you spend a lot of time on Australia’s beautiful beaches, learn to protect your hearing aid while you’re soaking up the sun. These tips will help you deal with water exposure and other common issues. 

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What Causes Hearing Loss

What Causes Hearing Loss?

By Michael,

Hearing loss can have a variety of causes, ranging from innate genetic predisposition to environmental stressors. The two most common forms of hearing loss are noise-induced hearing loss, which is hearing loss that happens after exposure to loud noises, or age-related hearing loss, which is hearing loss that happens as a natural result of aging.

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How Hearing Loss is Diagnosed

By Michael,

Hearing loss is a very common condition, and a dangerous one to leave undiagnosed. From oven timers to approaching cars, being unable to hear audio cues increases the risk of most every-day activities.

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I Think I Might Have Hearing Loss – What Do I Do?

By Michael,

Is it getting harder to separate out individual voices when you are in a room with multiple conversations? Do you ask people to repeat what they say often?

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