9 Ways to Save When Purchasing Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a significant purchase for most people. In this article we discuss some of the ways clients can offset the overall cost or reduce the up-front cost of purchasing hearing aids. Health Insurance Private health insurance and work-related health insurance often have some provisions for funding the cost of hearing aids or hearing assistive devices. Spending limits vary as do the deductibles. In House Financing for Hearing Aids Our in-house financing, Financeit, finances more than just hearing aids. In fact, they will finance any purchase over $400. The approval rates are high and the interest rates

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Balance & Hearing Health - What You Need To Know

While we will look at several reasons for balance problems, one is becoming more common quickly. The nerve damaging effects of diabetes and prediabetes that causes hearing loss can also cause balance problems. Over time, blood sugar levels that are too high or too low can damage nerves that affect your hearing and balance. It’s important to understand that hearing loss doesn’t cause balance disorders on its own. However, problems with the inner ear that are responsible for hearing loss may also affect a person’s ability to balance and cause fall injuries. In 2017, 7.3% of Canadians aged 12 and older

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Diabetes and hearing loss

Pre-Diabetes, Diabetes & Hearing Loss

Hearing loss due to diabetes and pre-diabetes is often overlooked. Most people are aware that hearing loss can be caused by aging, repeated exposure to loud noise, and even one very loud noise event, high blood sugar is not readily connected to hearing loss. Prevalence of Diabetic Hearing Loss According to Statistics Canada, In 2017, 7.3% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 2.3 million people) reported being diagnosed with diabetes. A famous study, the Bainbridge study of 2008 looked at adults between the ages of 20 and 69 and found a higher odds ratio of 1.82 of

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Drag Racing - How Loud Is It?

Drag racing is loud and people love it. Over the long weekend two of us went up to the Interlake Dragway at Gimli Motorsport Park so see the races and take in the sights and sound. There’s a lot to see and hear as you can get quite close to the cars to see them do their burn out and launch down the quarter mile. How Loud? Well, we recommend you bring earplugs to the drag races. Having showed up at the end of the morning runs the first cars we saw were some of the more heavily

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