Accepting that you have a hearing loss can be difficult for some people. Sometimes people are in denial about the state of their hearing, while others realize they are not hearing well but feel it’s not important to hear any better. Here are some reasons why accepting and treating your hearing loss can benefit you … Continue reading Hearing Health: The Big Picture
Most people have their eyes tested every two years, their teeth checked every 6-12 months, and a checkup with their family doctor at least once a year. Unfortunately, many people are not in the habit of having their ears checked by an audiologist as often as they should. For some, this is because they are … Continue reading When Should You Have a Hearing Test?
Your basic hearing system is made up of three main parts – your outer ear, your middle ear, and your inner ear. Of these three parts, your inner ear, or your cochlea, is the most complicated, since this is where physical movement from sound gets translated into signals that can travel along your hearing nerve … Continue reading Healthy Heart, Healthy Ears
There are a number of different risk factors for hearing loss that are not often discussed. Several common health conditions are known to have increased risk of hearing loss associated with them and include diabetes, smoking and heart disease. Individuals living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop hearing loss then those without diabetes. … Continue reading Could you be at risk for hearing loss?
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