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What’s wrong with my hearing aid?

Just like any other electronic device, hearing aids can sometimes malfunction. Don’t worry though -...

Posted on: 06/04/2021

Tyson’s Story: Pursuing a career as a professional athlete with hearing loss

Growing up, Tyson Gillies struggled with being hearing impaired. Through pursuing a career as a...

Posted on: 05/26/2021

Unfortunate and unpredictable results of untreated hearing loss

“Hey!” “Yo!” “Huh?” “Excuse...

Posted on: 05/19/2021

Diabetics are more likely to suffer from hearing loss

1 in 16 Canadians have diabetes, making it one of the most common conditions affecting Canadians [1]. The...

Posted on: 05/12/2021

Mother's Day feature: Lisa Kyte shares her family's experience with hearing loss

In a previous blog post, we checked in with Johnny Kyte, Captain of the Canadian Deaflympics hockey team....

Posted on: 05/07/2021

10 things you can do to protect your hearing

The single most preventable type of hearing loss is ‘noise-induced hearing loss’ or NIHL. Over...

Posted on: 04/28/2021

Hearing loss and background noise don't mix - here's why

When an individual who normally hears well begins having trouble hearing in loud surroundings, it’s...

Posted on: 04/22/2021

The difference between a hearing aid and cochlear implant

The relation between a cochlear implant and hearing aids is that they both are used to treat hearing loss....

Posted on: 04/14/2021

9 of the best sounds in the world

We have to face it: hearing loss is likely to happen as we age. In fact, adults over the age of 65 are 5...

Posted on: 04/09/2021

5 things you should (and shouldn't do) to maintain good ear health

When it comes to taking care of our eyes, teeth, and ears, unfortunately it’s always our ears that...

Posted on: 03/30/2021

You should wear your hearing aids - and here’s 13 reasons why

If you have hearing loss, you’re definitely not the first person who may not want to wear hearing...

Posted on: 03/16/2021

Q&A with Captain of the Canadian Deaflympics hockey team Johnny Kyte

As the Captain of the Canadian Deaflympics hockey team, Johnny Kyte serves as a confident leader and...

Posted on: 03/12/2021

12 important questions to ask when buying hearing aids

Choosing your first hearing aid doesn’t have to be intimidating, but everyone who experiences it can...

Posted on: 03/02/2021

Your dog can hear you, but can they really understand?

People really love their pets and there’s plenty of proof. 57% of Canadian households own pets....

Posted on: 02/23/2021

The differences in normal hearing and hearing aid hearing

The ear is a wondrous and intricate creation. Early in our development, our ears are formed, consisting of...

Posted on: 02/16/2021

Good relationships require clear communication

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s a great time to focus on love and...

Posted on: 02/10/2021

The sounds you're missing due to hearing loss

There are many different types and levels of hearing loss. Each type and level comes with the increased...

Posted on: 02/02/2021

Hearing aids may improve balance and reduce fall risks

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conducted a study that revealed by enhancing the...

Posted on: 01/19/2021

No energy? Getting tired more often? It may be related to hearing loss

Have you been running out of energy easier? Do you seem more tired than before after a normal day of...

Posted on: 01/12/2021

What you should and should not do to get rid of earwax

Earwax is one of those things everyone knows about, but rarely discusses. So, we’re going to address...

Posted on: 01/06/2021