Common Balance Problems

Common Balance Problems

Why am I dizzy? Poor balance is reported to affect 5-10% of the population. This statistic tends to increase with age and affects upwards of 40% of individuals over age 40. For those aged 60 and over imbalance and falls becomes one of the most common health concerns,...
How Hearing Works

How Hearing Works

Hearing is a powerful sense. Hearing is where physical sound waves in the atmosphere are turned into meaningful electric impulses inside our minds. The world is full of physical sound waves. Some waves  which we cannot detect (x-rays, echolocation); Some which we wish...
Over The Counter Hearing Aids

Over The Counter Hearing Aids

Should I just buy over the counter hearing aids? There’s been a lot of information about over the counter hearing aids becoming available over the counter. Meaning going alone to pickup without any prior professional feedback. Not to mention these are also available...
Hidden Hearing Loss

Hidden Hearing Loss

Hidden Hearing Loss Do you have this? It is hearing loss that is not readily detectable by the standard audiogram, or hearing test. Results for pure tones (“push the button when you hear the beep”), and for speech testing in a quiet booth are ‘normal’. People with HHL...
Bluetooth vs. Wireless Hearing Aid

Bluetooth vs. Wireless Hearing Aid

Technology – of all sorts – is advancing at an incredible pace and hearing aids are no exception. Nearly every year there are changes in hearing aid features. With such frequent additions and changes it can be difficult to keep track of what they all mean. Some of the...