Hearing Loss

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October 4th, 2021 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

The Best Way To Talk About Your Hearing Loss

Telling others about your hearing loss can be a difficult obstacle to overcome in your personal or professional life. You…

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May 6th, 2021 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Signs of Hearing Loss | Hearing Solutions Ontario

  Every day most of us pass the time by enjoying music or watching TV, listening to the sounds of…

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December 9th, 2020 | by Marketing Team | Hearing Loss

Holidays are the Most Wonderful Time to Hear 

Untreated Hearing Loss can bring the Holiday Blues As fall turns to winter when temperatures dip below freezing, the sky…

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November 13th, 2020 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Awareness of Diabetes and Hearing Loss Go Hand-in-Hand

When we think of diabetes, we think of high blood sugar, insulin, the need to maintain a proper diet, and,…

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October 13th, 2020 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Hearing difficulties during the pandemic: a canary in the coal mine

Prior to the pandemic, many patients would arrive at our clinics indicating that they “could hear just fine if only…

March 10th, 2020 | by Marketing Team | Hearing Loss

How hearing loss affects a relationship?

Communication in a relationship is incredibly important especially in the case of hearing loss. Here are some important things to remember when hearing loss plays a role in your relationship

Driving with Hearing Loss

January 16th, 2020 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Driving with Hearing Loss

Are you aware of how your driving could be impacted by hearing loss? Here are some things to be aware of when behind the wheel, and tips to stay safe.

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December 24th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Suffering from Hearing Loss During the Holidays

The holidays are truly wonderful.  Not only do they give us a chance to let the year end with a…

December 20th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Preparing for the Holidays: When a Guest Suffers from Hearing Loss

  The holidays are a time for laughter, frolicking and fun!  We plan parties and put together guest lists, shopping…

April 10th, 2019 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Top Myths About Hearing Loss

  Myths about hearing loss can be misleading and can discourage people from seeking treatment. Here are 5 myths about…

October 10th, 2018 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Is Cardiovascular Disease Connected to Hearing Loss?

  New research suggests that a healthy heart is a key to healthy hearing, especially later in life. The inner…

May 3rd, 2017 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

How Does Treating Hearing Loss Affect Your Mental Wellbeing?

You may or may not have seen articles or heard about Hearing loss and its connection to mental illness, including…

September 7th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

What is Profound Hearing Loss?

There are many causes of hearing loss. Hearing loss may be brought on by things like genetics, viral infections, loud noise, or it can simply be brought on by age.

August 29th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Back-to-School Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

It’s that time again! It’s back to school for thousands of children and teens. As many students prepared for their new school year, some children and their parents had a few additional preparations to think about.

August 24th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Can Your Daily Dose of Caffeine Lead to Hearing Loss?

After reading the title of this post you may be ready to sound the alarm. The very idea that your morning caffeine laden coffee could somehow reduce your hearing capacity may be of epic concern to many of you.

June 29th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Is There a Link between Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss?

Is there a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss? Although it sounds pretty far-fetched, research shows a correlation between the…

April 7th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Increases in Diabetes Could Mean Increases in Hearing Loss

In our blog we’ve talked about the links between diabetes and hearing loss in the past. This year the World Health Organization’s (WHO) campaign to focus on ways to prevent diabetes worldwide is the theme for World Health Day.

March 16th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Treating Hearing Loss Improves Brain Health

With Brain Awareness Week upon us it’s only fitting to talk about how hearing loss affects the brain. Treating hearing…

January 28th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Does Hearing Loss Affect Your Driving Skills?

We know what effect not being able to see can have on our driving ability. But what effect can hearing…

January 18th, 2016 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Smoking Less Could Decrease Your Risk of Hearing Loss

Research has shown that people who smoke cigarettes may increase their risk of hearing loss. The risk to those inhaling…

October 27th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Stu Nunnery’s Journey from Music to Hearing Loss to Music… Again!

Stu Nunnery is probably best known for his music released in the 1970s. If you remember his music or recently discovered some old recordings on YouTube or your parents’ attic, you’re probably thinking what…

September 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Acupuncture Therapy for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Acupuncture has commonly been used in China, either alone or in combination with Western medicine, to treat sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL).

September 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Multiple Sclerosis and Hearing Loss

Although rare, sudden hearing loss can be the first sign of multiple sclerosis.

August 26th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Meningitis and Hearing Loss

Young people under the age of 20 and adults over the age of 55 are at high risk for meningitis,…

August 26th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Can Some Medicines Cause Hearing Loss?

The link between antibiotics and hearing loss was first recognized in a drug used to cure tuberculosis called streptomycin, which…

August 20th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Stages of Change Profiles Among Adults Experiencing Hearing Difficulties who have not Taken any Action: A Cross-Sectional Study

The aim of the current study was to test the hypothesis that adults experiencing hearing difficulties who are aware of their difficulties but have not taken any action would fall undercontemplation and preparation…

August 20th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss and Cognition: the Role of Hearing Aids, Social Isolation and Depression

Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. Treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline.

July 27th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

How Well Can Centenarians Hear?

With advancements in modern medicine and significant improvements in life conditions in the past four decades, the elderly population is rapidly expanding.

July 8th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

The Impact of Hearing Loss on Loved Ones

Hearing loss is often considered a health issue that only affects the person who has the condition. However, hearing loss…

July 2nd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Caring for Older Adults with Hearing Loss

Supporting people with hearing aids doesn’t involve just hearing health. The personal support worker, nurse, or family member is responsible…

June 25th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

8 Hearing Loss Prevention Tips for Seniors

Hearing loss is often associated with old age. However, although it’s increasingly more common to see younger adults experiencing hearing…

June 24th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

11 Emergency Preparedness Tips for the Deaf and Hearing ImpairedPrimary tabs

A Disaster or an emergency can strike at any time. Time and time again the news reports some natural or…

June 1st, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

8 Hearing Loss Warning Signs to Remember During Seniors’ Month

This June will mark the 31st annual Seniors’ Month. Even Ontario’s provincial government is celebrating with their theme of “Vibrant Seniors, Vibrant Communities.” 

May 29th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Study Finds Link Between Osteoporosis and Hearing Loss

In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers found that people with osteoporosis were twice as…

May 5th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

WHO Hearing Loss Stats

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes disabling hearing loss as any hearing loss greater than 40 decibels (dB). For children the threshold for disabling hearing loss is 30dB.

March 4th, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss and Mental Health

Mental Health Week in Canada is here. It’s nothing new that researchers have been looking at the links, if any, between hearing loss and mental health for a little while now.

February 23rd, 2015 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Treating Hearing Loss with Hearing Aids Could Mean Turning Up the Sound on Life

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? I guess that depends on the “dog” and the “trick” in question. It is a riddle that I hope to soon resolve. 

December 12th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Early Signs of Hearing Loss

It’s well documented that many people experience gradual hearing loss as they get older. The term for this is called Presbycusis. This condition tends to run in families and occur in both ears.

September 24th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Keep Calm and Prevent Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

Researchers have found a strong correlation between heart disease and hearing loss. The presence of cardiovascular disease could mean you…

July 3rd, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

INFOGRAPHIC: Hearing Loss and Your Health

Hearing loss can be an indication of not sure the passage of time or exposure to loud noise. More and more research is showing links to other health related issues.

June 25th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

How to Identify Hearing Loss in Infants

Hearing loss in infants affects their development over time. Identifying hearing loss can be a challenge for parents who aren’t familiar with its signs.

June 19th, 2014 | by Karthu Sivasankaran | Hearing Loss

Communication Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Communication is the most important of all life skills, this is fundamental to build personal and professional relationships. Hearing is probably our most complex sensory process.

June 18th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

How Loud Music Can Cause Hearing Loss

Hearing loss results from a number of causes. But loud music is one of the most common sources of hearing issues, especially among younger people.

June 13th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Can Cigarette Smoking Lead to Hearing Loss?

The long-term health effects of cigarette smoking are evident to most people. Lung cancer, emphysema, and other respiratory issues have been clearly linked to tobacco consumption.

June 6th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Francisco Goya – Portrait of a Painting Master and Hearing Loss

Born Francisco de Goya y Lucientes on March 30, 1746 in northern Spain, Goya was a painter, draftsman and print maker artist who would later be called the “Father of the Modern Era” and be bestowed with the title of “first painter to the king.”

June 2nd, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

What is the Difference Between Mild and Unilateral Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss in children can have significant effects on their education and behaviour. Both mild and unilateral hearing loss are commonly found in infants and young children and offer challenges in both school and home environments.

May 27th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

INFOGRAPHIC: Magnesium and Hearing Loss

It’s recommended to have 300 to 400 micrograms of magnesium in your diet per day and it can be achieved with a supplement or eating things like: bananas, broccoli, potatoes, artichokes, brown rice, peanut butter, almonds and halibut.

May 26th, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Obesity Linked to Hearing Loss

Obesity continues to be a major concern in the health of the world’s population. Its effects have led to increased demands on health care systems and a decreased quality of life for many.

May 1st, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

Musicians at a Greater Risk for Hearing Loss

We are used to associating loud music with being a necessary component of the rock star lifestyle. When it comes to music, louder is definitely thought to be better.

April 2nd, 2014 | by Andreas Seelisch | Hearing Loss

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Facts About Hearing Loss

When we think about hearing loss many of us think that it only affects people in a more mature age group.

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