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Hearing Loss and Brain Activity- New Updates

Monday, December 11, 2017 9:53:44 AM Australia/Melbourne

Hearing Loss and Brain ActivityIt’s crazy to think how many different pieces of your health are related to each other. When your eyesight goes, you’re not able to complete half of your daily tasks. When you lose the use of a limb, it can impede your mood. Sometimes these pieces are totally unrelated but they can really change the quality of your life. As you might imagine, your brain and your hearing are pretty intertwined. There are parts of your ears that directly speak to your brain, powering the mechanisms behind some of your most important ideas and actions.

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New Advice for Navigating Relationships with Hearing Loss

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:58:03 AM Australia/Melbourne

New Advice for Navigating Relationships with Hearing LossRemember your first relationship? Platonic or romantic, it took work to get to know someone and build a certain level of trust. There’s a reason that about half of all marriages end in divorce. And that number only continues to climb. So, imagine adding the additional layer of hearing loss to your relationship. Hearing loss can be the catalyst for a huge variety or health problems. These range from issues with your memory, concentration, even dementia. Now we can officially add relationship issues to this list.

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Navigating Stressful Situations with Hearing Loss

Saturday, November 25, 2017 9:20:52 AM Australia/Melbourne

Navigating Stressful Situations with Hearing LossLife is stressful enough, without factoring in hearing loss. From the day that you’re able to make decisions on your own, there are no shortages of choices, compromises, judgements and arrangements that you need to negotiate. Where you plan to live, what you plan to do for occupation, whom you want to spend your life with, if anyone at all – these are just a couple of examples. Each of these shifts in dynamic when you’re impacted by hearing loss.

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Hearing Aids - It’s Myth Busting Time

Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:17:07 AM Australia/Melbourne

Hearing Aids - Myth Busting TimeThere are fewer things more detrimental to the audiology industry than the myths that tend to permeate pop culture and history. It may just be a character in a movie. It may just be lyrics in a song. It may even be a one-time choice in fashion, which tells the wrong narrative about those who suffer from hearing impairments. We are vehemently opposed to false knowledge being spread this way, but it’s tough to track down every falsehood that we find on the World Wide Web.

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Driving Safely When Hearing Impaired

Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:30:51 AM Australia/Melbourne

Driving Safely When Hearing ImpairedThe world over, driving safety laws are becoming more robust and more enhanced. 2017 alone has shown the largest spike in traffic accidents, ever. This is partially due to a revolution of technology innovations – it seems like a new iPhone is introduced on a daily basis. These new gadgets make our lives easier in a lot of ways, in fact audiology has benefited greatly through recent research.

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Usher Syndrome- How Gene Therapy Can Help Your Balance and Hearing

Monday, November 6, 2017 9:09:00 AM Australia/Melbourne

Usher Syndrome- How Gene Therapy Can Help Your Balance and HearingDid you know that hearing loss is the most common of any deficit associated with your senses? This means that more people around the world are impacted than those with sight loss and motor-skill issues. One of the most common types of hereditary hearing loss is called the Usher Syndrome, type 1 USH1.

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How to Wear Earplugs in Any Environment

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:19:58 AM Australia/Melbourne

How to Wear Earplugs in Any EnvironmentEarplugs are a foundational part of audiology. They’ve been around for centuries in one form or another, and are still a necessity for many today. The applications are endless. If you have a partner who snores, earplugs can be the key ingredient to ensure that you still get a good night’s sleep. If you are taking an infant or a toddler to a loud event, like a concert or athletic event, these small earplugs may be the difference between you going and needing to head back home. But for something so integral to our enjoyment of life, earplugs get a bit of a stigma, and raise a lot of questions.

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CIC Hearing Aids

Sunday, October 15, 2017 11:37:55 AM Australia/Melbourne

CIC Hearing AidsIf you’ve spent so much time on the Hearlink site, you know that our mission is that we're here to help you with every aspect of your hearing health, whether it's loss prevention, testing, finding hearing aids or other solutions that will help you hear better. We promise to always provide professional services with integrity, competence, objectivity and independence. Part of this is staying current with the best products and services that the industry has to offer. We want to be on the cutting edge of any audiology innovation, not for our benefit, but for yours. This means that we stay continuously educated on different types of hearing aids and how we can make them better. Today, we focus on Completely-in-Canal (or CIC) hearing aids.

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Cognitive Development

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 11:45:44 AM Australia/Melbourne

How Hearing Loss Impacts Cognitive DevelopmentWe all grew up learning about our five senses—hearing, seeing, feeling, smelling and tasting. But it’s sometimes still eye-opening to learn how dependent they are on each other, as well as your general brain development. Hearing in particular has a great impact on cognitive development- specifically your speech and language learning skills. This means that when you suffer from hearing loss, your speech and language learning skills are also affected. Audiology experts, general doctors and scientists continue to uncover new and exciting updates in the field.

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A Refresher on Hearing Dogs

Monday, October 2, 2017 11:08:52 AM Australia/Melbourne

A Refresher on Hearing DogsFor those impacted by hearing loss, every aid to improve quality of life is vital. We’re not just referring to hearing aids that you put in to your ears-- for many, this includes hearing dogs. This comes a surprise to some, who have only heard about those who benefit those impacted by loss of sight. There are actually many similarities in the way that they work, and over the last twenty years, they’ve become more and more popular. This post will share important details about the requirements of signing up for a dog, how they’re trained and their many benefits.Read More

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