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Hearing Loss Doesn’t Have to End Your Active Lifestyle

By Michael,

Whether you enjoy surfing or golf, hearing loss doesn’t have to mean giving up your active lifestyle. In fact, appropriate treatment can help you to enjoy your favourite sports, and get more out of your exercise routine.

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Hidden Dangers of Hearing Loss

By Michael,

Those who are affected by hearing loss are familiar with many of the ways the condition makes their lives more challenging, like being less able to follow a conversation or to enjoy music and movies, or experiencing greater risk in road traffic situations. Unfortunately, the risks associated with hearing loss extend beyond these common realities in ways we might not realise. 

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When The Words Are Important – Hearing Your Spouse

By Michael,

It is hard to name a time when words spoken to you are not important. We all want to hear things said to us and participate in conversations around us. However, there are times when the words and the speaker are even more significant; like when you are talking to your spouse or partner. 

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Do You Need Hearing Aids? Here Are a Few Possible Clues

By Michael,

Detecting hearing loss as early as possible can help to prevent problems down the road. Yet, how will you know if it may be time to consider being assessed for hearing aids?

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Get Your Hearing Checked

When You Should Get Your Hearing Checked: Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

By Michael,

Dealing with potential hearing loss is a difficult thing to admit, even to yourself. After all, things are going okay. You can still hear most of a conversation or turn the television up only a couple more notches, so it’s fine. If this sounds familiar, then it actually might be warning signs of more significant hearing loss down the road.

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How New Technology is Effecting Hearing Loss

How New Technology is Effecting Hearing Loss

By Michael,

Today, teenagers, children, and even adults find themselves drifting away in a world of music that only they can hear, but what is this really doing to their health? 

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BEYOND Expectations

By Michael,

In February, I tested the new Widex BEYOND 440 hearing aids for two weeks. It is truly a remarkable hearing aid, that will suit many people. Here is a breakdown on BEYOND, it is a little long but stay with me – especially when I talk about how you can personalise and control your aids.

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Occupational Hearing Loss

Occupational Hearing Loss – Protect yourself

By Michael,

Whether you work in a noisy shop or in construction, your ears are subject to damage that could lead to hearing loss. Helmets and safety goggles worn for protection are a must, but are you protecting your ears?

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Hearing Loss, facts and numbers

Hearing Loss: facts and numbers

By Michael,

Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is the second most common health condition experienced by Australians, affecting one in six people – that’s 3.5 million of us. Hearing loss can make every-day tasks very frustrating, but thankfully, there are solutions available that can minimise your hearing loss deteriorating faster and give back some of the sounds you are missing. Hearing aid is one of the easiest and unobtrusive solutions, others include cochlear implants, medication and surgery.

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Uncommon causes of hearing loss

Uncommon Causes of Hearing Loss

By Michael,

If you’re relatively young, don’t listen to loud music, and don’t use loud power tools, you might think that you don’t have to worry about hearing loss. But while these are common causes of hearing loss, there are many causes that you may never have heard about before.

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