The Winnipeg Hearing Blog is Polo Park Hearing Centre’s blog on everything to do with human hearing, hearing protection, hearing loss and general interest posts about everything from weird facts to how human hearing works. We run some regular themed blogs posts such as How Loud It It that features local venues with a sound profile worth knowing about.

What Causes Tinnitus?

Causes of Tinnitus Tinnitus, often described as a buzzing or ringing sound that does not go away, can be caused by any of the following: • exposure to loud noise • a side effect of medication • ear or head injuries • diseases of the ear • emotional stress • ear infections…

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World Record Rabit Ears.

Easter Bunny Candidate?

This article from the Guinness World Records online edition made us smile: The worlds longest rabbit ears in a complete span were measured at 79 cm (31.125 in)  on the 1st of November 2003 at the American Rabbit Breeders Association National Show in Wichita, Kansas, USA. The record breaking ears belonged…

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Read more about the article St. Patrick's Day: What You Shouldn't Do With Your Ears
Heaviest weight lifted by pierced ears - GuinnessWorldRecords.com - Happy St Patrick's Day!

St. Patrick's Day: What You Shouldn't Do With Your Ears

This world record is astonishing! It's also not recommended... Official as of March 17th 2016: "The heaviest weight lifted by pierced ears is 14.9 kg (32 lb 13.5 oz) by Johnny Strange (UK) at the Doncaster Tattoo Jam held at Doncaster Racecourse in South Yorkshire, UK, on 12 October 2013."   Do…

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Read more about the article Hearing Shapes & Colour: Synesthesia
Synesthesia - Can you hear a sound and translate that to shapes and colours?

Hearing Shapes & Colour: Synesthesia

The full video: Skip to hearing colours: From Wikipedia: "Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia; from the Ancient Greek σύν syn, "together", and αἴσθησιςaisthēsis, "sensation") is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.[1][2][3][4]…

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Read more about the article How Old Is Your Hearing?
Easy & Fun Video Hearing Test Polo Park Hearing Centre

How Old Is Your Hearing?

This short video offers an age based "hearing test", a few hearing tricks and some humor. After all, it's Friday - have a great weekend! Watch The Full Video: Skip to hearing test portion of the video: --- *The hearing test will require headphones that can reproduce high frequencies.

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