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.

Do I Really Sound Like That?

Do you like the sound of your own voice when it's recorded and played back? Most people don't and wonder "Do I really sound like that?". Here is a short video that explains why a recording of our voice sounds so different to us. One of the early signs of…

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Smartphone On - Ears Off!

Ever wonder why someone looking at smart phone appears to be ignoring you? You know they can hear you, but it takes them 2 minutes to respond to a question. Even when they do respond it’s “Huh?”, “What was that?” and it is sooo annoyingly rude. They aren’t ignoring you,…

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Hearing Aids Free Trial: 45 Days - No Obligation

Give the gift of hearing this Christmas! Try a pair of hearing aids free for 45 days with absolutely no obligation to purchase. We will complete a full hearing evaluation free of charge and then adjust the hearing aids to your requirements. Bluetooth hearing aids are available and can be…

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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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The Nightmare Machine - Horror Movie Sound Effects

"The Apprehension Engine" is possibly the world’s most disturbing musical instrument. If you have ever wondered how horror movie makers create those creepy sounds, watch this video. Happy Halloween everyone! How's your hearing lately? To hear what you have been missing, make an appointment today for a full hearing evaluation by…

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