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How Do Hearing Aids Help With Tinnitus?
Meghna June 25, 2021
Ringing, buzzing, screeching, clicking – you’re suddenly experiencing the whole spectrum of unpleasant noises but you’re the only one that can hear them. Tinnitus might start out as a manageable condition, but left unchecked it can really interfere with a person’s mental health. Thankfully, you c...
Busting Myths Surrounding Hearing Loss
Meghna June 24, 2021
#1 Hearing loss only afflicts older people While it is true that hearing loss is commonly induced by the natural process of aging due to changes in the inner ear, younger people are also at risk if they don’t take proper precautions. Damage to the ear induced by noise at a loud concert, or due...
How to Get Help With Your Hearing Without Leaving the House
Meghna June 14, 2021
Reading time: 1 min The pandemic has forced the audiology industry to adapt to people’s shifting preferences for home-based services, and now it’s possible to address your hearing needs from the comfort of your home. This is especially useful for people who are disabled, live in remote areas, ...
Expert Tip: Test a Hearing Aid For a Short While Before You Wear It
Joeri May 27, 2021
Let me guess – you don’t want to wear a hearing aid because you think it’s big, beige and bulky…like an animate prosthetic softly whispering “you’re old” every time you put it on. The truth is that contemporary models are sleek, stylish and nearly invisible to the onlooker – many of them sit snug...
Traveling with hearing loss, and now face masks pt.2
Joeri January 29, 2021
In our last blog post, we addressed what steps people who experience hearing loss can take to make travel more comfortable. Let’s now take a look at what airline staff can do to assist hearing-impaired people while traveling.  1. CLEAR FACE MASKS International travel signifies fun, exp...