Hearing Loss Tips

February 25, 2020
Presbycusis - age related hearing loss

Presbycusis and it’s effects on speech understanding

What is Presbycusis? Presbycusis is a pattern of hearing loss found in older adults, also known as age related hearing loss. The natural degeneration of the hearing system as we age is common. A typical onset of presbycusis can go unnoticed for 2-5 years. The […]
January 31, 2020
Whether it is a landline or a mobile phone, modern hearing aids are more compatible with the telephone than ever before

Hearing Loss and the Telephone; A Complicated Relationship

For hearing aid users, using the telephone can be a challenging task. Proper placement, speaker phone, environmental noise are all things one must consider when answering a phone call. Speech understanding over the telephone can be difficult for individuals with normal hearing. It can be […]
January 28, 2020
group sitting around working on a project

Untreated hearing loss increases daily fatigue

Managing Fatigue and Hearing Loss Increased hearing difficulties linked to the presence of a hearing loss can introduce cognitive and physical efforts that cause a strain on ones mental and physical state. We often feel tired after going to a concert or speaking with friends […]
December 30, 2019
Wishing you a Happy New Year

2020 New Years Resolution – Hearing Health Edition

Hearing health may not seem like the most obvious choice for a New Year’s resolution, however making your hearing a priority can have long-term health benefits. Advocacy for hearing health is on the rise. There are numerous long-term health conditions that have strong ties to your […]
December 9, 2019
Our irritability to noise can increase as we age

Irritability To Noise Increases As We Age

Loud noise can become more irritating as we age. Loud environments such as restaurants, social gatherings, airplanes, loud traffic and even loud voices can become irritating. As a result, these loud sounds in our everyday life can become harder to tolerate. Increased sensitivity to loud […]