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What to expect at your hearing healthcare appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Our hearing is essential. Our ability to hear makes it easier to stay connected to loved ones and the world...

Posted on: 07/07/2020

Social distancing doesn’t have to lead to social isolation for those with hearing loss

Untreated hearing loss is known to raise the risk of social isolation. The connection between hearing loss,...

Posted on: 04/13/2020

Stay connected and check in on your loved ones with the Thrive Care app

With the current global situation, stress levels are high for all of us, but may be even more so for...

Posted on: 04/09/2020

Your first hearing appointment and test - what to expect

Considering booking an appointment to have your hearing checked? (That’s great! Being aware of your...

Posted on: 03/10/2020

Hearing loss - the most common causes

There are quite a few causes of hearing loss. The most common causes of hearing loss are exposure to loud...

Posted on: 03/03/2020

Early warning signs of hearing loss

Hearing loss is often considered an invisible health condition, therefore early hearing loss signs often go...

Posted on: 02/25/2020

Dining out with hearing loss - 5 tips to improve your experience

Do you believe that restaurants have gotten louder over the years? They actually have! According to...

Posted on: 02/18/2020

What are hearing doctors called?

Audiology is the branch of science that deals with hearing. Audiologists are licensed healthcare...

Posted on: 02/11/2020

6 tips to help tinnitus patients

It’s not uncommon to hear certain people in the hearing industry quip, “Patients with tinnitus...

Posted on: 02/07/2020

Hearing loss raises the risk of social isolation

Hellen Keller famously said, “Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from...

Posted on: 01/28/2020

Could Cavemen hear better than we can?

Science Magazine published an article suggesting early hominins, who lived over two million years ago,...

Posted on: 01/24/2020

Various medications can cause hearing loss

Over 200 medications are known to be ototoxic (literally meaning “poisonous to the ears”)....

Posted on: 01/17/2020

Enhance the benefits of hearing aids with new wireless accessories

With all the progress and advancements of today’s hearing aids and all the things they can do - no...

Posted on: 01/10/2020

Hypertension raises the odds of hearing loss

High blood pressure in adults can be a contributing factor in the acceleration of hearing loss. In 2013, a...

Posted on: 01/03/2020

High fever - one potential cause of hearing loss

High fever - or illness and disease that raise body temperature - can cause cochlear damage and cause...

Posted on: 12/27/2019

What does a hearing aid do?

Simply put, a hearing aid is a device specifically designed to improve hearing by making sound more audible...

Posted on: 12/19/2019

Hand me down hearing aids - what you need to know

Consider these scenarios: A family member has passed away and someone wants to wear their hearing aids. Or...

Posted on: 12/12/2019

Hearing aid dryers - what they do and how they help

When it comes to the care and maintenance of you hearing aids, following your hearing professional’s...

Posted on: 12/05/2019

Types and styles of hearing aids - pros & cons

With all of the information and options available on the market today, trying or purchasing hearing aids...

Posted on: 11/29/2019

Good ear health - what you should and shouldn’t do

Your ears are important. They need to be cared for much like your eyes or teeth. To help you help your ears...

Posted on: 11/22/2019