Hearing Loss is Nothing to be Embarrassed About

Walking around with toilet paper on your shoe is embarrassing; losing your hearing, on the other hand, is nothing to be embarrassed about....

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What Is It Like To Lose Your Hearing?

When you ask people which of their five senses they would be most willing to sacrifice, few would say their hearing. Losing the ability to...

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5 Things to Do Now That You Have Your Hearing Back!

Hearing loss is an interesting thing to experience. For the most part, hearing loss is gradual and, because you can’t see the damage,...

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8 Tips for Adjusting to Your New Hearing Aids

Hearing is an important part of your quality of life and getting hearing aids is an important step towards living a full life. Unfortunately,...

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How To Talk To Loved Ones About Their Hearing Loss

If you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance that you suspect hearing loss in someone you love. As one of our five senses,...

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How Loud Are Fireworks?

Fireworks are a favourite tradition of Canada Day (and the Calgary Stampede) here in Calgary. They are a feast for the visual senses, full...

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What Song Would You Play For Someone Who's Never Heard Music?

With biological advancements and technology breakthroughs being announced on what feels like a daily basis, more and more people are getting...

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8 Famous Musicians With Hearing Loss

If you’ve ever been to a rock concert, you will know how loud live music can be. The sound systems at concerts and nightclubs can reach...

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Are Noisy Toys Causing Your Child Hearing Loss?

Our world seems to get busier and noisier by the day and that trend includes children. More and more children’s toys come equipped with...

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Are Your Hearing Aids Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Whether you are getting your first set of hearing aids or you’ve been wearing them for years, it’s important that you consider...

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The Bionic Ear

The Bionic Ear

‘The Bionic Ear’ certainly sounds like it came straight out of a science fiction novel! However, fortunately for those who are deaf, the Bionic Ear is a reality. And it’s a fascinating reality that helps people live their...

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What is Misophonia?

What is Misophonia?

Misophonia. It sounds like an intimidating, complex word, but turns out, it’s also a complex disease. Some define misophonia as a ‘hatred of sounds’. This is inaccurate for two reasons. Those who suffer from Misophonia don’t...

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What's the difference between a Hearing Aid Practitioner and an Audiologist?

What's the difference between a Hearing Aid Practitioner and an Audiologist?

No one said hearing was straight forward. The complexities of the ear and all the tiny instruments therein requires an array of training and specialities. As such, when it comes to the medical field of hearing care, there’s an array...

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