Hearing Loss Tips

October 24, 2018
Concussions and Hearing Loss

Effects of Concussions on Hearing

Concussions have become an increasingly popular medical topic in the last 20 years. Medical specialists have realized that no matter the degree of impact, a concussion can have a wide array of symptoms and negative effects. The most common causes are head trauma, high-impact sports, […]
October 16, 2018
Better hearing in a restaurant with Phonak Roger system and noise reduction hearing aids

How to Cope in Noisy Restaurants

Hard Time Hearing in Restaurants? Restaurants are loud and action packed places. Going to a restaurant is a great way to enjoy a date night or meet up with friends and family. However, the experience can also be daunting. The size of your party, restaurant […]
October 13, 2018
Woman playing piano in a dark concert hall

How Musicians Can Avoid Developing Hearing Loss

Whether you are a career musician or a musical enthusiast, your constant exposure to playing an instrument may make you vulnerable to music induced hearing loss. There is no question that being exposed to music at a high volume for a long period of time […]
September 24, 2018
Genetics and their link to genetic hearing loss

The Genetics Behind Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is attributed to many factors such as aging, noise exposure, premature birth, and genetic transmission. On the other hand, hereditary hearing loss is not often discussed. Hearing disorders known as “endogenous” are hereditary patterns in hearing loss passed on through generations. These hearing […]
September 14, 2018
Cyclist riding through a city street

Are Cyclists At Risk Of Noise Induced Hearing Loss?

In the last few years, Canada’s capital faced many changes to adapt to the growing cycling trend. With new bike lanes, pathways and facilities, the city of Ottawa is the only designated Gold-level Bicycle Friendly community in Ontario. As a result, the cyclist’s share of […]