Can “Noise Annoyance” Affect Your Physical Heath?

The easy answer is yes, overexposure to noise that causes stress will indeed affect your health to some degree. In a recent blog article Starkey.com the topic of “noise annoyance” was discussed and we felt the topic deserved more attention because of the significant long term negative effects cited in…

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Hearing Loss Can End A Relationship

When communication begins to fade, so does the quality of our relationships. Hearing loss is often gradual and goes unnoticed day-to-day until over a period of years, it has reached the point where simple daily communication becomes work. Constant Effort It’s not always easy for people to accept their hearing…

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Hearing Loss vs Vision Loss: Neither Should Be Tolerated

 If the hockey game was blurry and hard to see what was happening, you would do get your vision checked immediately. Hearing loss is essentially the same effect. You are missing out yet people are willing to wait on average 7 years before they do something about it. To…

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Surfer’s Ear – In the Prairies?

When you think about all the different factors that could cause a person to lose their hearing, cold weather wouldn’t necessarily be in the top 10. However, there are risks related to cold weather that can cause damage and potentially cause a complete loss of hearing. Maintaining good hearing health…

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Reducing The Risk of Dementia

  Few things scare me more than the thought of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline as I age. It’s not just the personal impact, but the impact on the people around me that causes concern. In the end - the only thing we truly own are our memories. Canadians and…

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