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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

Tech Tip: How to stop and start streaming to Livio AI hearing aids

Our most recent smartphone compatible hearing aids have a great and popular feature that allows you to...

Posted on: 11/15/2019

Can treating hearing loss help prevent dementia?

As a society, many of us dismiss hearing loss as ‘not such a big deal’. Many believe that...

Posted on: 11/08/2019

Maintaining ear health and cleanliness

Taking care of our bodies is something we learn at an early age. We are taught and told often to stay...

Posted on: 11/01/2019