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June 28th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Benefits of Rechargeable Hearing Aids?

  Nowadays, everything can be found in a rechargeable version, and hearing aids are no exception with advances in technology! Here…

June 21st, 2019 | by Daniel Karia | General

What’s the Brain-Ear Connection?

  The topic of the brain-ear connection has been discussed for many years in the world of researchers, but what…

April 10th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Top Myths About Hearing Loss

  Myths about hearing loss can be misleading and can discourage people from seeking treatment. Here are 5 myths about…

April 4th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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…

October 10th, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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…

August 29th, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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…

May 3rd, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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…

January 25th, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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.

November 30th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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…

September 28th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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 Andreas Seelisch | 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.

August 23rd, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

The History and Evolution of the Hearing Aid

The hearing aid has come a long way since its early beginnings of being known as an ear trumpet. The idea of an ear trumpet can be found as far back as the 13th century.

August 23rd, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Be Proactive About Your Hearing Health

Sponsored by Hearing Solutions::This story was produced by Postmedia Works on behalf of Hearing Solutions for commercial purposes. Postmedia’s editorial…

August 10th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Poster Child for Musicians’ Earplugs

Brian Johnson revealed in March that he had to stop doing live shows with his iconic Aussie band, AC/DC, or he would risk going deaf.

July 29th, 2016 | by Clarke Nolan | General

Can You Hear Me Now?

In today’s ever changing and demanding society, people are often reminded that one of the most important things they can do for themselves is to take care of their health.

July 29th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Aftershokz Headphones Provide Portable Listening while Preventing Hearing Loss

Based in East Syracuse New York, the AfterShokz company is helping to revolutionize the way we listen to music and prevent hearing loss with their patented bone conduction headphones.

July 18th, 2016 | by Nadia Mir | General

Ear Cleaning: Best Practices and Why?

By Nadia Mir, M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO Updated July 18, 2016 One of the most common questions I get asked by…

June 29th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Is There a Link between Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss?

Is there a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss? Although it sounds pretty far-fetched, research shows a correlation between the…

June 21st, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Phonak Naída V Hearing Aids Provide Discreet Power and Performance

Phonak’s Naída V advanced hearing aids are fully loaded with features like SoundRecover2, to help get you on the road to better hearing.

June 7th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Oticon Introduces the Opn Hearing Aid

Recently, Oticon introduced their Opn hearing aid, which they dub “the best, most advanced hearing aid we have ever made.” It’s the world’s first internet-connected hearing aid.

June 6th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Why Bring a Family Member or Friend to My Hearing Test Appointment?

Having a family member or friend accompany you to your hearing test can be an invaluable resource, not just for…

June 1st, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

How Important is Your Hearing…to You?

Another year and another Seniors’ Month is upon us. For older adults that may be noticing changes in their hearing,…

May 19th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Can Hearing Aids Help Reduce Cognitive Decline?

Recently researchers working for hearing aid manufacturer, Oticon, met with Hélène Amieva, Professor of Neuropsychology and Epidemiology of Aging at…

May 17th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Top 9 Noisiest Jobs

Everyone has to earn a living and most people work very hard to earn their daily bread. But in your…

May 11th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Top 4 Reasons Why We Don’t Get Hearing Aids

Hearing loss affects every aspect of our lives. The thing is most of us don’t know it. We assume that…

May 2nd, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

INFOGRAPHIC: Facts About Hearing Loss in Canada

This May is Better Hearing Month and Hearing Solutions’ mission is to highlight the reasons why better hearing matters. The…

April 14th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

What’s the Link between Zika Virus and Hearing Loss?

Brazil first notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of samples testing positive for the Zika virus in April, 2015.

April 7th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Increases in Diabetes Could Mean Increases in Hearing Loss

In our blog we’ve talked about the links between diabetes and hearing loss in the past. This year the World Health Organization’s (WHO) campaign to focus on ways to prevent diabetes worldwide is the theme for World Health Day.

March 29th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

One Veteran Helps Another Veteran Receive the Gift of Better Hearing

We recently had the opportunity to talk to retired Canadian Forces Lieutenant-General, Walter Semianiw. He spoke with Hearing Solutions about…

March 16th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

Treating Hearing Loss Improves Brain Health

With Brain Awareness Week upon us it’s only fitting to talk about how hearing loss affects the brain. Treating hearing…

February 9th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

INFOGRAPHIC: Hearing Loss May Signal Other Important Health Issues

Many people don’t have a hearing test for the first time until they’re well into adulthood. Some may say that’s an indication of how much importance we place on our hearing health.

February 4th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | General

The Effects of Cancer and Treatment on Your Hearing Health

It’s World Cancer Day and there are probably not too many people who can say their life hasn’t been touched, directly or…

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