Everything Sounds Muffled! What You Should Know.

All across Canada, millions of persons suffer from some form of hearing loss. One complaint is persons reporting their hearing is muffled. This muffled hearing can affect one or both ears, but in all cases, it is important to visit a specialist. Muffled hearing can be...

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Hearing Loss and The Zebrafish

Until fairly recently, there have not been many solutions for those that lose their hearing due to problems in the inner ear. These patients, usually over the age of 65, can be given hearing devices, but the damage can not really be reversed or repaired. Yet....

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

In our everyday lives, we experience a number of different environments and noise levels – the grind of our morning coffee, the motors of our blow-dryers, and the ambiance of driving to work. Most of these everyday noises are completely safe at low volume levels...

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Choosing Hearing Aids

Over the years as technology advances, many luxuries that our parents thought were impossible have become easily available to us. Although getting hearing aids may seem like a daunting and complicated task, the pay-off is well worth the hassle. Hearing aids have...

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Headphones, Ear Buds, & Hearing Loss

Over exposure to loud noises has long been known to cause hearing loss. In fact, noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the most common form of hearing loss seen in the adult and young adult population today. Since the invention of headphones, the number of individuals...

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Hearing Loss & Television Audio

Many people with hearing loss share a common difficulty when trying to watch the TV. Even with the volume on high, it can be difficult to understand conversations in movies and TV shows because the background noise is too loud and distracting. If you find yourself...

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Preventing Hearing Loss

We all experience loud noises everyday – the sounds of traffic on the highway, a blender, a hair dryer, or a lawn mower. Everyday loud sounds cannot be avoided altogether, but steps can be taken to lessen the impact of them. We can wear earplugs while mowing the lawn,...

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Ways to Communicate with Hearing Loss

Although it can be difficult to have conversations when you have hearing loss, there are many tricks and tips that you can use to help communicate. Even without sign language or lip reading, you can still participate. One of the most important parts of communicating...

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Myths About Hearing Loss

Because hearing loss is a widely misunderstood concept, there are quite a few myths regarding the subject. These types of myths can often lead to problems, so it’s important to learn the truth behind these common misconceptions. Many people assume that shouting makes...

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