Blog Posts tagged with: Hearing Loss

February is Heart Month!

Heart month is the Heart and Stoke Foundation’s opportunity to reach millions of Canadians to alert them to the risks of heart disease and stroke and to raise awareness and donations to support life-saving research within our communities. Heart disease and stroke take one life every 7 minutes and 90% of Canadians have at least … Continue reading February is Heart Month!

I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why Do I Need an Audiologist? Part 2 – Musician Plugs

To summarize Part 1, we discussed the importance of regular hearing tests by an Audiologist for prevention and early detection of hearing loss. We also talked about custom noise protection as it is our most popular specialty mold for hearing loss prevention (if you missed it you can find it below on our blog). However, that … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why Do I Need an Audiologist? Part 2 – Musician Plugs

I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I Need an Audiologist? Part 1 – Custom Noise Protection

You should not wait until you have a hearing loss to get your hearing tested. By being proactive and having your hearing tested routinely, we can establish a baseline to use as a reference if you notice a change in the future. As with all aspects of health care, prevention and early detection of hearing … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Hearing Loss, Why do I Need an Audiologist? Part 1 – Custom Noise Protection

How to Clean Your Hearing Aid

It is very important to clean your hearing aids regularly. Proper cleaning helps prolong the life span of your hearing aid, ensures your hearing aid is working as it should and guarantees proper hygiene. Have a look at the link below to learn more: How to Clean a RITE How to Clean a BTE How to Clean … Continue reading How to Clean Your Hearing Aid

Ear Wax vs The Cotton Swab!

  Ear wax, what most would like to rid of, is actually good stuff (in moderation)! Our body produces wax to help protect us. Wax, technically known as cerumen, moves out of the ear naturally and by doing this it helps clean our ear. In addition to being a cleanser, wax has a number of … Continue reading Ear Wax vs The Cotton Swab!

Tinnitus

Have you ever left a concert or club and heard a ringing in your ears? Well, that ringing sound is called tinnitus. Tinnitus, is actually, the perception of a ringing, roaring or hissing sound in your head or ears and it can be temporary or permanent.  Tinnitus is usually related to some kind of hearing … Continue reading Tinnitus