Do Hearing Aids Make Hearing Loss Worse?

Do Hearing Aids Make Hearing Loss Worse? A common concern among people experiencing hearing loss is whether wearing hearing aids will actually increase the level of hearing loss. This may be partially based on the notion that louder sounds can contribute to loss of hearing. However, that is certainly not the case when it comes […]

Handling Hearing Loss in the Workplace

Handling Hearing Loss in the Workplace People who routinely work in noisy environments are at a higher risk for developing hearing loss. In many cases, people with a measurable amount of hearing loss are not even aware of the issue. Hearing Loss Statistics Canada Results from Canadian Health Measures Surveys compiled between 2012 and 2015 […]

Hearing Loss Can Increase Risk of Loneliness and Social Isolation

Hearing Loss Can Increase Risk of Loneliness and Social Isolation Untreated hearing loss can result in a wide range of problems and complications that may have a negative impact on daily life and contentment. The wide-reaching effects of hearing loss can be physical, mental, emotional, and social. Neglecting to take action when experiencing hearing loss […]

Cochlear Implants to Help Restore Hearing Loss

Cochlear Implants to Help Restore Hearing LossHearing loss is a widespread condition that can affect people of all ages, often making it more difficult to carry out daily tasks and activities effectively. Depending on the nature and severity of hearing loss, there are numerous options available to help manage the issue to improve the quality […]

How Does Tinnitus Relate to Hearing Loss?

How Does Tinnitus Relate to Hearing Loss? Millions of people across Canada are affected by tinnitus, causing them to be exposed to unpleasant sounds and noises that no one else can hear. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus occurs when you are consciously able to hear sounds that are not generated from outside the body. These sounds […]

Tips for Wearing Hearing Aids With a Face Mask

Tips for Wearing Hearing Aids With a Face MaskWearing hearing aids and masks simultaneously can present several challenges for the wearer. Now that face masks are a mandatory requirement in public spaces to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, it seems to be an avoidable situation for some. While compulsory masks can make things more […]

Virtual vs In-Person Hearing Loss Assessment

Virtual vs In-Person Hearing Loss AssessmentThe first place the average person looks for answers to any problem these days is online. With such a convenient method for accessing a huge library of information, it is really no surprise that the world wide web would be the first stop for solutions. However, when getting information, tips, […]

Does Hearing Loss Impact Men and Women Differently?

Does Hearing Loss Impact Men and Women Differently? Men and women obviously have a variety of biological differences, and some illness and disease is higher risk for one gender over the other. For example, men are more prone to hypertension, high cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease while women are more prone to anxiety and depression. Hearing […]

Hearing Protection Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing Protection Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss Protecting your hearing is so critical because once hearing loss occurs, there is no way to reverse the damage. Of course, there are several options for managing hearing loss such as hearing aids and assisted listening devices. Neglecting to take action to address hearing issues is an extremely […]