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.

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Hearing Protection Blog Article Series: "How Loud Is It?" visits a MB Wedding Social.

The Manitoba Wedding Social: How Loud Is It?

Few events are more deeply Manitoban than the "wedding social", also known as the simple but  respected time honoured "Social". The word Social is not absolutely unique to Manitoba and is defined (noun) by Google as: so·cial   ˈsōSHəl/ 1. noun - an informal social gathering, especially one organized by the members of…

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Honouring Veterens on Remembrance Day 2015 - Memorial and York

November 11th 2015

November 11th 2015, the staff at Polo Park Hearing Centre remember the brave men and women who have fought for our freedom. The inscription on the veteran’s memorial at York and Memoral Blvd:  "Know all ye who pass by that for your tomorrow we gave our today."    

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21 Gun Salute Remembrance Day 2014.

Hearing Loss Fact or Fiction: Can One Loud Noise Cause Hearing Loss?

The simple answer is YES - a single very loud noise can cause temporary and even permanent hearing loss. According to the Canadian Academy of Audiology: "...there can be a sudden permanent hearing loss if there is exposure to a brief but very intense sound." More from the Canadian Academy of…

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