Tinnitus, Memory and Attention

Do you hear ringing, buzzing or other noises in your ears (or your head)? You may be one of the estimated 10-15% of our population who lives with tinnitus. Over the age of 60, this number goes up to 20%. Most of the time tinnitus is temporary or manageable but it sure...

What’s New in Hearing Technology?

Just like all other tech companies, hearing aids manufacturers are constantly researching and developing new features and technology, and releasing new models of hearing aids. What’s new for September 2021? Turns out your ear is a good place to monitor activity such...

Online Hearing Checks – do they work?

Hearing well is essential for good communication, safety, independence, and memory. Looking for a quick way to check your hearing without leaving the house? An online hearing check could be the first step. Many clinic websites, hearing aid manufacturers and phone apps...

COVID-19, Stress and Tinnitus

Are you experiencing tinnitus (ringing, humming  or buzzing in your ears) for the first time? Has your tinnitus has changed or increased recently? This is a stressful time and most of us are worrying more than usual. Many people find that their tinnitus increases...
Heart health & hearing. Are they linked?

Heart health & hearing. Are they linked?

Did you know your cardiovascular health is linked to hearing health?  It’s true! Our ears are extremely sensitive to blood flow and the oxygen it delivers. However, the veins and arteries that supply our ears with oxygen are very small, so any disruptions to the...
A Quick Guide to Ear Plugs

A Quick Guide to Ear Plugs

Are you a lover of sleep? Or swimming? Or going to loud concerts? Or hunting and shooting? You might need earplugs. There’s a wide range on the market and can run you from a dollar or two, up to a several hundred dollars. Noise reduction ratings (NRR) vary from 15 to...