5 Reasons Addressing Your Hearing Loss is a Key to Happy Holidays

Studies show that when people address hearing loss, it has positive effects on their mental health. For example, it can combat problems in...

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7 Gifts for Those With Hearing Loss

Being hard of hearing is a tricky burden to bear, especially as communication is key during the holiday season. Fortunately, technology has...

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The Fascinating History of Sign Language

Much like the English language, tracing the invention of sign language to a particular point in history is impossible.  Throughout history,...

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Quieten Your Home With 3 Easy Steps

For many of us, sound can be a problem. If you suffer from Tinnitus, loud sounds can be so painful they bring you to tears. For those of us...

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Our Ears Can Detect Cancer!

Now, before this headline gives you the wrong idea, our ears aren’t super powered organs that can immediately sense if someone has cancer....

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Do You Hear Ringing While Partying? Might Be A Danger Sign

Partying Till Your Ears Are Ringing Whether it’s classical, rock or R&B, listening to music is a great opportunity to let your...

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The Five Stages in Dealing With Hearing Loss

In 1969, Kubler-Ross outlined the five stages of emotions experienced by people dealing with grief. Because hearing loss is a significant change...

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Ear Buds: Friend or Foe?

To most of us music is an escape. Whether it’s classical, rock or Tuvan Throat Singing, there’s few things better than putting...

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Lawnmowers, Motorcycles, Construction - Protect Your Hearing This Summer

Not only has the warm summer weather returned to Calgary, the noisy soundtrack and noises of our outdoor city life are back too. Lawn mowers,...

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3 Summertime Threats to Your Hearing Aids

Boating, swimming, and basking in the sun are a couple of fantastic activities to enjoy in the summer months. However, while wonderful pastimes,...

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Concerts, festivals and hearing loss

Concerts, festivals and hearing loss

If you’ve been to a loud concert before, you’ve probably experienced the common yet irritating ringing sound in your ears afterwards. Unfortunately, that ringing sound is not just a sign that you had a fun time, as it can also...

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What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

We all know of hearing loss and its side effects, but did you know that there are people who technically score within a normal hearing range on their audiogram test, and still have trouble hearing in louder environments? Hidden hearing loss...

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Hearing loss and sports

Hearing loss and sports

What do Derrick Coleman, Matt Hamill, Lou Ferrigno and Tamika Catchings all have in common? They are all without a doubt amazing athletes, but they also all suffer from significant hearing loss or deafness. Although hearing loss can make...

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