Hearing Health Blog

Sensorineural hearing loss is one of the three types of hearing loss that hearing professionals regularly identify. It happens when there is a problem in the inner ear and is sometimes called nerve-related hearing loss.  Sensorineural hearing loss has a range of causes. The most common is what hearing specialists sometimes call presbycusis – a condition related to the aging

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Have you noticed that there is a buildup of earwax around your ears? This can be quite irritating and potentially even alarming. One of the first things you should be aware of is that earwax is totally normal. So, unless you are noticing blood mixed in, there is nothing to worry about here. It’s also true to say that some

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If you have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss or hearing damage, then you will usually speak to a hearing instrument specialist. These experts will then recommend a possible treatment option. The recommended treatment will usually be hearing aids however this isn’t always the case. With hearing aids, you can improve your quality of life and ensure that you don’t

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Are you worried about potentially damaging your hearing ? This can occur at any age if you expose yourself to significantly loud noises. To damage your hearing, noises will typically be louder than 80 decibels. Being around noise that exceeds this level constantly or on a recurring basis can increase the chances of permanent hearing loss. The same can be

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Whether you’re a first-time hearing aids user or wish to upgrade your outdated device, this is a very exciting time in hearing aid technology . Modern devices now offer a wide range of features, styles and customization, ensuring greater comfort and function than ever before. Whether you want something that provides more privacy or need to connect wirelessly to other

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Tinnitus can be an incredibly frustrating condition to deal with, whether you experience it constantly or intermittently. Often described as a ringing, buzzing or whirring you hear that is actually not caused by an external sound source, it’s important to seek treatment for this condition if you experience it for longer than two weeks. While tinnitus can be experienced temporarily

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Preparing for a hearing test is something you need to make sure you start doing now, and it is important to figure out what to expect from your test. It’s clear that, as we get older, we can develop more issues when it comes to our hearing, and this is why it becomes essential to visit a hearing instrument specialist

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For many with hearing loss, a hearing aid is nothing short of miraculous. Indeed, it’s no exaggeration to say that their hearing aid is a lifeline. When left unchecked, hearing loss can drive a wedge between us and those around us. It can be a barrier to conversation and cause us to feel left out socially and even alienate us

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If you’ve recently received your hearing aid you may still be getting accustomed to its use and the many features it was equipped with. Whether you have a basic or advanced hearing aid, they can become wonderful devices that will help you communicate with the world around you again. However, as electronic devices that are relatively small and sometimes finicky,

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Hearing loss is a condition that often occurs gradually, making it difficult for you to recognize when you may be experiencing it. It can be a long and drawn out process realizing that you do have hearing loss and it often involves being told by other people such as close friends and family members who live with you or see

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