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April 4th, 2019 | by Jasraj Thandal | General

How Elephants Hear with More Than Their Ears

Elephants and Their Amazing Sense of Hearing If you already think elephants are amazing creatures, just wait until you learn…

March 27th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

How Deaf Basketball Players Communicate on the Court

“March is the most exciting time of the year,” says my sports fanatic brother. It is true though, March is…

March 15th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

5 Tips To Spring Clean Your Hearing Aids

Spring cleaning doesn’t just stop with your home, car or yard. This time of year is a great time to…

March 12th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

The Best Way To Talk About Your Hearing Loss

  Disclosing your hearing loss and suggesting an option to accommodate your needs may be the best way to first…

March 10th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

5 Loud Noises That Could Damage Your Hearing

  Noise is everywhere. From our environment and workplace, to transportation and entertainment—sounds surround us. And hearing these sounds is…

March 3rd, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

A Healthy Diet Can Decrease Risk of Hearing Loss For Women

  A new study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that women can decrease their risk of hearing loss by…

February 27th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

How Human Connection can Increase Happiness

  It’s no question that as humans, social interaction with friends, family members and those we love brings us happiness….

February 21st, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

The Latest In Car Technology For People With Hearing Loss

  Hearing people benefit from nifty car technology, like having their texts read to them or being able to contact…

February 15th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

4 Ways That Healthy Hearing Can Improve Your Mental Health

  Being able to hear is an integral part of human relationships, well-being and positive mental health. Although hearing difficulties…

February 10th, 2019 | by hearingsolutions | General

How Video Chat Can Transform Relationships For People With Hearing Loss

  Using the phone can be a challenge with hearing loss. But luckily there are more and more technology options…

January 8th, 2019 | by Catherine L'Heureux | Ask an AudiologistGeneral

Ask an Audiologist: How Do I Deal With My Noise Sensitivity?

Ask an Audiologist I have noise sensitivity and I am only 14. I never knew why and it comes with…

October 10th, 2018 | by hearingsolutions | General

Is Cardiovascular Disease Connected to Hearing Loss?

  New research suggests that a healthy heart is a key to healthy hearing, especially later in life. The inner…

October 1st, 2018 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an AudiologistGeneral

Ask an Audiologist: Is it Dangerous to Drive With The Car Windows Rolled Down?

Ask an Audiologist Hello! Today, I was driving around 55 mph in my friend’s SUV and she rolled down the…

September 20th, 2018 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an AudiologistGeneral

Ask an Audiologist: Risks of Otitis

Ask an Audiologist Hi, I was diagnosed with serious otitis from a walk-in clinic with a prescription of Advil and…

September 12th, 2018 | by hearingsolutions | General

5 Signs of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and How You Can Prevent It

Noise-induced hearing loss is the slow loss of hearing resulting from prolonged exposure to high levels of noise. It is…

September 4th, 2018 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Distorted Hearing

Ask an Audiologist Hi, I’ve recently noticed that voices in my right ear sound a bit distorted and robot-like. This…

December 11th, 2017 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist- High Pitch Noises and How to Detect Them

Ask an Audiologist I am the parent of a three week old baby and have a house full of electrical…

December 4th, 2017 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Ringing and a Feeling of Fullness

Ask an Audiologist Midway through a course of antibiotics for a skin infection last week, I’ve had a constant ringing…

November 29th, 2017 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: What Does an Audiologist Do?

What is an Audiologist? That’s the question that one of our veteran Audiologists was asked to answer. What’s the typical day…

October 12th, 2017 | by Mike Prangley | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: I Hear a Ringing Noise When I Swallow

Hello, Every time I swallow I feel a sort of ringing noise, like a cave sound.

October 10th, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | General

6 Ways Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Mental Health

If you’re hesitant about wearing hearing aids to treat your hearing loss, the alternative could affect more than just your…

October 2nd, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: 3 Tips to Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Your Child

If you’ve ever read the Hearing Solutions blog’s ‘Ask an Audiologist’ series it should be evident that hearing loss and its…

September 19th, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Is Our White Noise App Too Loud for Our Baby?

White noise is often used as a sleep aid for children. One concerned parent uses one and isn’t sure if…

August 29th, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | General

7 Online Stores Where You Can Buy Hearing Aid Decorations and Accessories

Show your aids with style and no stigma Let’s face it, not everyone likes the look of hearing aids and…

August 18th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: The Nera2 Hearing Aid Vs. the Oticon Opn Hearing Instrument

Which hearing aid is best for you? It can often be overwhelming to hear that you have hearing loss and…

August 18th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Can Cotton Swabs Cause Ear Infections?

To use Q-Tips or not to use Q-Tips Can cotton swabs, we often call Q-Tips, cause ear infections? The quick…

August 18th, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | General

6 Reasons Why You Should Never Clean Your Ears with Cotton Swabs

Originally posted on June 26, 2015 Cotton swabs may cause injury to your ears The cotton swab (Q-Tip) is probably…

June 7th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Help! My 4 Year-Old Child Can’t Talk

For the most part, a child’s development, or the development of most children, is pretty predictable for the bigger milestones in their life.

June 2nd, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: When Your Piercings Get in the Way of You Listening to Your Tunes

Hearing Solutions often receives some rather unique questions regarding hearing health. One inquiry to our Ask an Audiologist series is…

May 24th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Protecting Yourself Against Tinnitus

Tinnitus is when you hear sounds like buzzing and hissing noises, among others, that no one else can hear. This…

May 3rd, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | General

How Does Treating Hearing Loss Affect Your Mental Wellbeing?

You may or may not have seen articles or heard about Hearing loss and its connection to mental illness, including…

April 27th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Can I Wear a Hearing Aid Usually Recommended for Kids?

In this Ask an Audiologist submission, a Hearing Solutions’ Audiologist answers a question regarding hearing aids that are frequently recommended for…

April 25th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Can Impacted Earwax Affect My Hearing?

Earwax – is as natural as cherry blossoms in spring or snow in the dead of winter. Also known as cerumen,…

April 24th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Is White Noise Causing Me to Fall Asleep at the Wheel?

The questions we receive for Hearing Solutions’ Ask an Audiologist series is quite diverse. However, the effects of white noise…

March 30th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Should I Be Concerned if My Baby is Exposed to Loud Music?

Hearing loss is a concern at any age, but what about when you’re just a few weeks old? Parents often…

March 29th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Are Siemens Aquaris Waterproof Hearing Aids Good for Excessive Sweating?

Hearing aids are technological marvels that now come with features people could only dream about a generation ago. Believe it…

March 23rd, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Is 8 Weeks Too Young for My Baby to Wear Hearing Aids?

Should babies wear hearing aids? What do the hearing health experts say? Early intervention has been identified as key to…

March 2nd, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Servicing Hearing Aids Purchased in Another Country

Sometimes people contact Hearing Solutions about receiving service or maintenance for hearing aids purchased outside of Canada. What do you…

March 1st, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Are Hearing Aids Helpful for People with MS?

Hearing Solutions’ hearing health providers receive many different questions about hearing loss and hearing aids. Some people who come to…

January 25th, 2017 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Emotional Abuse in Children?

We always welcome your questions to our registered and experienced Audiologists. If you would like to Ask an Audiologist a question, please use the Quick Contact Form on the right.

January 25th, 2017 | by hearingsolutions | General

Top 8 Travel Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Living north of the 44th parallel means that many people – often referred to as Snowbirds – opt to head anywhere as far south of our border as possible during the winter months.

December 1st, 2016 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: How Do I Block Out Annoying Sounds?

Here at Hearing Solutions we normally receive inquiries about hearing loss and what to do about it.

November 30th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

Top 10 Noisiest Toys for 2016

For children across the globe, December could be considered, like that old song says, the most wonderful time of the…

November 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist: I Think I May Have an Auditory Processing Disorder

An Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), is present when there is an interference between what you hear and how your brain processes that information.

November 28th, 2016 | by Stephanie Loder | Ask an Audiologist

Can a Firecracker Cause Permanent Damage to My Ears?

How loud is a firecracker? Well, according to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), a firecracker set off approximately three feet away from…

September 28th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

Phonak’s Latest Rechargeable Hearing Aid – The Audéo B-R

Launched on ‘Belong’ – Phonak’s next-generation platform – the Audéo B Receiver-in-Canal (RIC) hearing aid is the first to have…

September 7th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

What is Profound Hearing Loss?

There are many causes of hearing loss. Hearing loss may be brought on by things like genetics, viral infections, loud noise, or it can simply be brought on by age.

August 29th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

Back-to-School Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

It’s that time again! It’s back to school for thousands of children and teens. As many students prepared for their new school year, some children and their parents had a few additional preparations to think about.

August 25th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

We know that hearing aids help you hear better, but how do they work? What makes them tick, so to…

August 24th, 2016 | by hearingsolutions | General

Can Your Daily Dose of Caffeine Lead to Hearing Loss?

After reading the title of this post you may be ready to sound the alarm. The very idea that your morning caffeine laden coffee could somehow reduce your hearing capacity may be of epic concern to many of you.

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