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September 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Multiple Sclerosis and Hearing Loss

Although rare, sudden hearing loss can be the first sign of multiple sclerosis.

August 26th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Meningitis and Hearing Loss

Young people under the age of 20 and adults over the age of 55 are at high risk for meningitis,…

August 26th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Can Some Medicines Cause Hearing Loss?

The link between antibiotics and hearing loss was first recognized in a drug used to cure tuberculosis called streptomycin, which…

August 24th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

What is Misophonia or Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome?

Misophonia causes sufferers to experience irritation or even rage at certain sounds like chewing food. In 2002 research couple Margaret…

August 20th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Stages of Change Profiles Among Adults Experiencing Hearing Difficulties who have not Taken any Action: A Cross-Sectional Study

The aim of the current study was to test the hypothesis that adults experiencing hearing difficulties who are aware of their difficulties but have not taken any action would fall undercontemplation and preparation…

August 20th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Hearing Loss and Cognition: the Role of Hearing Aids, Social Isolation and Depression

Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. Treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline.

August 20th, 2015 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – Speech Pathologist Recommends Hearing Test

When is it necessary to get a hearing test. After a visit with a speech pathologist, one parent asks our CASLPO…

July 27th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

How Well Can Centenarians Hear?

With advancements in modern medicine and significant improvements in life conditions in the past four decades, the elderly population is rapidly expanding.

July 20th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

How to Safely Listen to Your Music with Headphones

We have heard many times before that loud music and other sounds contribute to hearing loss. Listening to loud music…

July 17th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Types of Hearing Aid Styles

Hearing aid technology has come a long way. Relentlessly continuous innovations by manufacturers means better, more effective hearing devices.

July 9th, 2015 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – Itchy Ears and Hearing Aids

Often people complain of itchy ears and there can be a number of reasons for it. Hearing Solutions Audiologist, Tracy…

July 8th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

The Impact of Hearing Loss on Loved Ones

Hearing loss is often considered a health issue that only affects the person who has the condition. However, hearing loss…

July 2nd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Caring for Older Adults with Hearing Loss

Supporting people with hearing aids doesn’t involve just hearing health. The personal support worker, nurse, or family member is responsible…

June 25th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

8 Hearing Loss Prevention Tips for Seniors

Hearing loss is often associated with old age. However, although it’s increasingly more common to see younger adults experiencing hearing…

June 24th, 2015 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – ABR Hearing Tests for Young Children

Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing is used to assess patients who have difficulty providing the diagnostic feedback necessary for an…

June 24th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

11 Emergency Preparedness Tips for the Deaf and Hearing ImpairedPrimary tabs

A Disaster or an emergency can strike at any time. Time and time again the news reports some natural or…

June 23rd, 2015 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – Comparing Hearing Aid Brands

After your hearing test has been completed your Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist may confirm that you have a hearing…

June 16th, 2015 | by Ned Radenovic | General

Hearing Health Check – What is Tinnitus and How is it Treated?

Tinnitus is any sound you hear when there isn’t any physical external noise present. In other words, you hear it…

June 2nd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Harry Belafonte – Celebrity and Hearing Aid Wearer

Harry Belafonte is probably best known for singing the Banana Boat Song, better known as, “Day O.” It topped the Billboard charts at number one for 31 weeks.

June 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Canadians Develop Hearing Test iPad App

A hearing test app created by Canadians for the developing world is now being used at home. Known as ShoeBox, the…

June 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

8 Hearing Loss Warning Signs to Remember During Seniors’ Month

This June will mark the 31st annual Seniors’ Month. Even Ontario’s provincial government is celebrating with their theme of “Vibrant Seniors, Vibrant Communities.” 

May 29th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Study Finds Link Between Osteoporosis and Hearing Loss

In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers found that people with osteoporosis were twice as…

May 22nd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

6 Types of Ear Protection Against Hearing Loss

Many of us often take it for granted that we can hear well. But in order to keep hearing well,…

May 22nd, 2015 | by Tracy Saunders | General

CJN Healthy Living Feature Showcases Hearing Solutions Audiologist’s Article

Hearing Solutions Audiology Manager, Tracy Saunders’ article, “I’ve Got Hearing Aids! Now What,” is featured in the Canadian Jewish News…

May 5th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

WHO Hearing Loss Stats

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes disabling hearing loss as any hearing loss greater than 40 decibels (dB). For children the threshold for disabling hearing loss is 30dB.

April 29th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

6 Things to Expect Within the First 30 Days of Wearing Your Hearing Aids

After getting fit with your new hearing aids, you will hear sounds you probably haven’t heard in a long time….

April 29th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

4 Things you can do to Successfully Adapt to Hearing Aids and What to Expect

Successful hearing aid use is achieved through a partnership between you and your clinician.  There is an adaptation process which…

March 4th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Hearing Loss and Mental Health

Mental Health Week in Canada is here. It’s nothing new that researchers have been looking at the links, if any, between hearing loss and mental health for a little while now.

February 23rd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Treating Hearing Loss with Hearing Aids Could Mean Turning Up the Sound on Life

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? I guess that depends on the “dog” and the “trick” in question. It is a riddle that I hope to soon resolve. 

January 19th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of January 12, 2015

Our Centerpoint Mall clinic, which opened in 2014, boasts a state-of-the-art office and a CASLPO registered Audiologist with expert knowledge on hearing health and hearing loss in particular.

December 17th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

What is an Audiologist?

Audiologists are autonomous professionals that are required to complete a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Audiology. They are also required…

December 15th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Hacked Hearing Aids Allow Owner to Hear WiFi Signals

Ever wondered what a WiFi signal sounds like? Probably not, right? But one man has a pretty good idea of…

December 15th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Hearing Aids May Help Improve Your Balance

Research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that hearing aids appear to improve balance in…

December 12th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Early Signs of Hearing Loss

It’s well documented that many people experience gradual hearing loss as they get older. The term for this is called Presbycusis. This condition tends to run in families and occur in both ears.

December 5th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

911 Texting Service Launches in Windsor, Ontario

As of December 1, Windsor becomes the fourth municipality to launch a 911 texting service in Ontario. The service will…

November 28th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Marvel Creates Cochlear Implant-Wearing Superhero

Earlier this fall at an event hosted by the Ear Institute at the New York Eye and Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE), Marvel and the Children’s Hearing Institute (CHI) introduced their newest Superhero, named Saphera.

October 1st, 2014 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – Single Ear Headphones

We’ve heard many times that listening to your music at high levels for prolonged periods of time can cause permanent hearing…

October 1st, 2014 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – High Frequency Sound

Many times we hear people complain of a high pitched or high frequency sound ringing or beeping in their ears….

September 24th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

How Does Your Heart Health Affect Your Hearing?

World Heart Day is on September 29th and seeks to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease and the importance of a healthy…

September 24th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Keep Calm and Prevent Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

Researchers have found a strong correlation between heart disease and hearing loss. The presence of cardiovascular disease could mean you…

September 18th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

INFOGRAPHIC: Why You Should Wear Ear Protection?

This infographic produced by AllEarPlugs.com looks at Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) with statistics that highlight hearing loss in the United…

September 15th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Square One Clinic is NOW OPEN!

After much anticipation, preparation, planning and some elbow grease, Hearing Solutions’ newest clinic located inside the Square One Shopping Centre…

September 12th, 2014 | by Tracy Saunders | Ask an Audiologist

Ask an Audiologist – White Noise Machines

White noise machines generate sounds like wind blowing or a rushing waterfall. There are a wide variety of brand names on…

September 11th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of September 15, 2014

This week Hearing Solutions will be participating in events in Mississauga, including our newest clinic opening, and we will be…

September 8th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of September 8, 2014

This week Hearing Solutions will be having an Open House at our Albion Centre location in Etobicoke. Come in and say…

September 2nd, 2014 | by Sarah Kwarkies | General

Ménière’s Disease – Science, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear.

August 29th, 2014 | by Sebastien Woo | General

What do I do if My Hearing Aids Aren’t Working or They Aren’t Loud Enough?

Imagine purchasing a new pair of hearing aids. The first time you put them on is similar to getting a new car. Everything is shiny and everything works great.

August 28th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of September 1, 2014

Come join us for our Open House at our clinic at the Bramalea City Centre in Brampton. If you haven’t…

August 22nd, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of August 25, 2014

This week Hearing Solutions will be hosting Open Houses at our Cloverdale Mall clinic in Etobicoke and our Bramalea City…

August 18th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | News and Events

Hearing Solutions Event Listing: Week of August 18, 2014

Hearing Solutions is opening our house to you. We will be having Open Houses at our Cloverdale Mall clinic in…

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