Hearing Aid News

Australia’s innovative way to inspire people to have a hearing test

Hearing loss has been acknowledged as an invisible disability, one that is not spoken about enough, and therefore is considered differently to those more obvious problems that people face.

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Simple ways to aid your balance after hearing loss

While suffering from hearing problems at any age can be devastating, it is something we acknowledge as a side effect of getting older and, due to ever advancing technology, it becomes less of an imposition on our day to day lives.

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The history of hearing aids

Hearing loss has affected people for thousands of years. To help those suffering from this problem, there is an ever-changing and advancing production of hearing aid technology.

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Deaf-friendly flats planned for Plymouth

The Plymouth Deaf Association has used Blake Lodge as a voluntary run centre for decades now.  Now, with the closing of the gym next door it is looking to expand its domain.

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Mental exhaustion a side effect from hearing loss

Social and work situations can be taxing with all faculties on full alert, and engaging your brain for long periods of time can often lead to mental exhaustion. However, trying to concentrate on what someone is saying, whether straining already limited hearing or through lip reading, new levels of exhaustion can arise.

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The facts on Musical Hallucination

Tinnitus can be a constant irritation for some people. An incessant buzzing or ringing in the ears that continues without alleviation, unfortunately there is no simple cure. However, if caused by underlying issues, the tinnitus can be reduced if the root causes are treated.

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The gender divide in hearing loss

The way people lose their hearing and the manner in which they deal with the loss can be different depending on gender.

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The impact hearing loss has on relationships

Though we often accuse our loved ones of not paying attention or listening, if a partner suffers from hearing loss then it can often cause greater problems within a relationship.

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Deaf characters in literature

Literature is a window into the psyche of society, preserved between covers and able to be reviewed hundreds of years in the future. This is a fantastic tool if we wish to look back to see how different areas of society were perceived at different times.

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A simple guide to body language

An enormous percentage of human communication is non-verbal, in fact, Professor Mehrabian, a Professor of psychology at UCLA  and well known for his publications on the importance of verbal and nonverbal communication, claimed that as little as seven percent of a m

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