Hearing Loss

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Hearing Test?

May 23, 2024

When you find yourself having to ask others to repeat themselves, you’re constantly turning the TV volume up, or you’re hearing strange noises – it could be time to get your hearing checked.  According to the Department of Health, more than one out of every three Australians suffer from some level of noise-related ear damage.…

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Hearing Aid Technologies

September 4, 2022

Many of my clients often ask me why are hearing aids so expensive. To answer this we first need to look at hearing loss and why hearing aids require such elaborate technologies to effectively improve communication and hearing. There are different forms of hearing loss effecting different parts of the ear. Two of the most…

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Glue Ear

May 3, 2021

Glue ear, also known as adhesive otitis, Otitis media with effusion (OME), or serous otitis media, is a condition in which there is fluid build up in the middle ear behind the ear drum. The disorder is much more common in children due to Eustachian tube maturation. Symptoms of Glue Ear The condition is often asymptomatic apart from causing…

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Otitis Media

May 2, 2021

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Otitis (ear) media (middle) is an infection of the middle ear cavity. Normal Ear Vs Ear with Otitis Media Types  Otitis media can be divided into 3 types. 1. Acute Otitis Media (AOM) Otitis media usually starts with a cold or a sore throat caused by bacteria or a virus. The infection spreads…

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Communication with Patients with Hearing Loss

“Can You Hear me Now?” The Question Doctors need to Ask..

May 25, 2020

This article identifies the issue of Patients with hearing loss not hearing their doctors instructions and recommendations effectively. Tips and Strategies to help Doctors communication with patients

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How Best to help a Loved One with Hearing Loss who is in Denial

May 25, 2020

how to help a loved one that has hearing loss who may be in denial.

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Maintain Your Hearing to Slow Cognitive Decline

May 11, 2020

Research on hearing loss and brain activity There have been numerous studies on the long-term effects hearing loss has on brain activity. They have shown that untreated hearing loss can cause 30% – 40% faster cognitive decline. This is compared to people without hearing loss, or those who have received treatment for hearing loss. Psychologists…

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Seven Reasons Hearing Aids Can be Life Changing

February 23, 2020

7 REASONS WHY HEARING AIDS MAY BE THE BEST INVESTMENT YOU’LL EVER MAKE! Hearing aids can add many valuable benefits to improve your quality of life. Speaking with our sensational clients these are the top 7 benefits you must know. And why saying YES! to hearing aids can impact many important areas in your life. …

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Building Stronger Bonds and Healthier Relationships.

5 Tips To Make Socializing Easier For People With Hearing Loss

February 9, 2020

How Hearing Loss is Isolating Many people with hearing loss often suffer from isolation due to the difficulty they experience trying follow conversation. This isolation can be gradual like the insidious nature of hearing loss itself.Our high frequency hearing sensitivity typically declines first. This is usually due to natural physiological changes and mechanical ‘wear and…

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Is your Loved One suffering Alzheimers or Hearing Loss?

November 21, 2019

Alzheimers is a seriously debilitating disease.  Worse still, hearing loss can be misdiagnosed as Alzheimers, something no-one wants to be presented with.  Both conditions present with similar symptoms such as sadness, anxiety, depression, confusion, memory loss of past events and people (ie partners, family and close friends), impatience and lack of trust. Although it can…

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