1 in 6 Canadians Don't Know They Have Hearing Loss

A recent StatsCan report revealed 8.2 million people aged 40 to 79, has at least mild hearing loss in one ear. That number represents 54% of the age group measured by the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) for the period from 2012 to 2015. While that number is quite significant, it’s not the shocking part of the data analyzed. The shocking part is that 77% of the group studied, some 6.3 million Canadians, had not perceived any loss of hearing. 6.3 M that don’t know they have hearing loss represents some 17% of Canada’s total population. That’s roughly

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Breaking Hearing Aids Stereotypes

If We Treated Glasses Like We Treat Hearing Aids

Matthew Hench’s satirical video takes aim at some of the stereotypical comments he hears from people about his hearing aids. We recommend checking out he part where he says “I don’t think I need glasses”. Ultimately though he sums it all up with this quote: If you have bad eyes you get glassess. If you have bad ears you get hearing aids. It’s the same thing. Matthew Hench Make An Appointment Today If you have been having any issues with your hearing, or people have been telling your you are having a hard time hearing, it’s time to

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Hearing Loss Can Kill A Relationship - ss

Can Hearing Aids Save A Marriage?

We often told how frustrating it is when you live with someone that has untreated hearing loss. Repeating everything you say at least twice before being understood can put a serious strain on a person’s nerves. The constant misunderstandings lead to an endless supply of misunderstandings that lead to arguments born out of frustration and even resentment when trying to be understood. Constant arguments over the volume of the television is one of the most common complaints we hear from couples. You might be surprised how something as simple as the volume of the television can become a

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Custom Earplugs for hearing protection

Custom Earplugs - Convenient & Effective

Custom earplugs made from solid silicone make for some of the most convenient and effective hearing protection available. Convenience really counts when you factor in how often people will forego safety equipment because it can be annoying to wear. Nearly 1 out of every 4 adult Canadians reports having some hearing loss. Custom Hearing Aids Are Convenient While the best hearing protection may be the over the ear type headphone style, solid silicone earplugs are rated for 27 dB of hearing protection. When you consider sound is cut in half for every 3 dB that is a huge

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Livio AI & Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Boosts Hearing Aid Performance

Starkey’s Livio AI is the first BTE (behind the ear) hearing aid to use artificial intelligence to provide superior sound quality. To aid you in improving  your overall heath, Livio AI can also track both your mental and physical health. This Bluetooth enabled hearing aid is compatible with  a variety of wireless devices, giving you easy access to your smartphone, TV streamer or remote microphone. Reduced Listening Effort Through Superior Sound Livio AI provides better noise management than its predecessors and clarity of speech. Nowhere do these two factors matter more than in noisy environments such as a

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Can you hear your hearbeat

Is Hearing Your Heartbeat Normal?

While most people can feel their heartbeat, few can hear their own heartbeat. If you do hear your heartbeat, it may be a disorder called pulsatile tinnitus. If you hear “heartbeat” thumping, throbbing, or whooshing away in your ear – it may be pulsatile tinnitus. What Is Pulsatile Tinnitus? Tinnitus is a sensation of noise such as a ringing or roaring that can only be heard by the person affected while there is no external noise to account for the sensation being “heard”. Essentially the brain is making noise in the absence of stimuli. The pulsatile part of pulsatile tinnitus

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