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Hearing Month!

May is Better Hearing Month, and we would like to take this opportunity to discuss hearing tests. We recommended you have a baseline hearing test before you turn 50 and before you start noting any decline in your hearing. We know hearing goes down with age and most people know the classic signs of hearing … Continue reading Hearing Month!

Holiday Greetings

Our warmest wishes for a happy holiday season. Here are some tips and tricks to make communication easier for you or a loved one during the holiday season. 1. Be upfront about your hearing loss – Let people know you have a hearing loss – Ask people to speak slow and clear 2. Pick a … Continue reading Holiday Greetings

COVID-19 update

In compliance with the Newfoundland State of Emergency and recommendations from the Newfoundland Chief Medical Officer, Parrott’s Hearing clinic will remain closed for this period. We will reopen when given the ok from government officials. During this time, we will be checking our voicemail regularly. If you are having issues with your hearing aid or … Continue reading COVID-19 update

All About Earwax

Did you know that a small amount of wax in your ears is actually healthy? Earwax has antibacterial and antifungal properties, and it can help to prevent foreign bodies from entering your ear canal. Your ear canals are self-cleaning to a degree. The old wax is pushed out of your ear with new skin growth, … Continue reading All About Earwax

Managing Listening Fatigue

December is often one of the busiest months of the year. Whether it’s prepping for company, keeping on top of holiday baking, or making an appearance at more parties than you can count, the festive season can be tiring. Add on the effort it takes to listen with a hearing loss, and you’re bound to … Continue reading Managing Listening Fatigue

Test Your Knowledge

How much do you know about your ears and hearing health? Take the quiz to find out! 1. The unit used to describe the volume of sound is the _________. 2. When listened to for 8 hours or more, sound at this level can damage your hearing. 3. The frequency, or pitch, of a sound … Continue reading Test Your Knowledge