Hearing Loss Tips

December 14, 2018
Fireworks above the National Art Gallery in Ottawa, Canada can be loud enough to cause damage to your hearing

Prevent Ringing in the Ears when Ringing in the New Year!

Ottawa is fortunate to celebrate so many wonderful events throughout the year. Many of which we celebrate with the use of fireworks as the celebrations come to an end. Consequently, participating in these events and celebrating statutory holidays with family and friends is always fun, […]
December 10, 2018
A woman sleeping while wearing Phonak Lyric hearing aids, which stay in your ears 24/7 for months at a time.

Sleep Disorders and their Effects on Hearing Loss

It’s no surprise that our body’s overall health can affect our hearing systems. The ear is a phenomenal structure that is responsible for transmitting and transducing sound nearly instantaneously and relaying that information to our brain for processing and cognition. Within the ear, there are […]
November 23, 2018
Forget the stigma of hearing aids, Styletto is so far removed from what anyone thinks of as a hearing aid.

Stigma and Hearing Aids

Stigmatisation, is the subjective mark of shame, or disease linked with many conditions such as obesity, blindness, paraplegia and many others. The perceived stigma for hearing loss is often feeling that one is discriminated or judged negatively because of their hearing loss. Stigma associated hearing […]
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 […]