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.
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.
Audiologists are autonomous professionals that are required to complete a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Audiology. They are also required…
Ever wondered what a WiFi signal sounds like? Probably not, right? But one man has a pretty good idea of…
Research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that hearing aids appear to improve balance in…
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.
As of December 1, Windsor becomes the fourth municipality to launch a 911 texting service in Ontario. The service will…
Earlier this fall at an event hosted by the Ear Institute at the New York Eye and Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE), Marvel and the Children’s Hearing Institute (CHI) introduced their newest Superhero, named Saphera.
World Heart Day is on September 29th and seeks to spread awareness about cardiovascular disease and the importance of a healthy…
Researchers have found a strong correlation between heart disease and hearing loss. The presence of cardiovascular disease could mean you…
This infographic produced by AllEarPlugs.com looks at Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) with statistics that highlight hearing loss in the United…
This week Hearing Solutions will be having an Open House at our Albion Centre location in Etobicoke. Come in and say…
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear.
Imagine purchasing a new pair of hearing aids. The first time you put them on is similar to getting a new car. Everything is shiny and everything works great.
In Ontario there is a Universal Infant Hearing Program (IHP) provided by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
This infographic takes a look at ‘disabling’ hearing loss across the globe with data compiled mainly from the United Nations’ World Health Organization.
After the winter is over, summer is a time for most of us to shed some layers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the season.
Although in Toronto this year summer has been mainly mild, there can be days when temperatures soar, sweat pours and air conditioners can barely keep up.
She’s an award-winning Actress, Comedian, is one of the co-hosts of ABC’s The View, and… a hearing aid wearer.
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.
Acoustic trauma occurs from sudden or prolonged exposure to sounds of 85 dB or higher. It results in the temporary…
The winners of this year’s Consumer Choice Award have been released and once again Hearing Solutions has made the cut for 12 years in a row.
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.
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.
With the huge pervasiveness of smartphones and the constant improvement in hearing aid technologies, it was inevitable for hearing aid and smartphone manufacturers to marry their respective technologies for the greater good of those with 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.
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.
Industries that expose workers to loud noise must take the necessary steps to protect the health of their hearing. Issues…
The latest Media Planet Vision and Hearing Supplement features an article by Hearing Solutions Audiologist and Trainer, Tracy Saunders, called Baby Boomers: How North America’s Largest Population Deals with their Hearing.
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.”
A made in Canada initiative, the Text with 9-1-1 service, developed by the CRTC’s interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) Emergency Services Working Group (ESWG), is now available in Peel Region.
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.
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.
One study found that the risk of age-related hearing loss decreased in over 40 per cent of people who ate two servings of fatty fish per week. Researchers think that omega 3 fats strengthen the blood vessels in your ear’s sensory system.
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.
According to the researchers of one study on Zinc and hearing loss, “Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects may help reduce the oxidative stress of the cochlea in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss SSNHL, implying a new direction in the treatment of this disease.”
One of the most common questions regarding deaf individuals is whether or not they can drive.
If you suspect that you have Tinnitus, you should visit your local Audiologist, Hearing Instrument Specialist, or Ear, Nose and Throat Doctor for further assessment.
Recent research by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation found that 20 per cent of men over the age of 60 with a high intake of folic acid lowered their risk of developing 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.
By Sandra Bouranova, B.A., M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO Traffic. Music concerts. Construction. Our world is filled with loud and extreme noise….
Are you doing some spring cleaning and unsure of what to do with the hearing aids that you’re no longer using?
April 7 is marked by the United Nations as World Health Day and this year’s theme is vector-borne diseases. These are diseases that come from mosquito, tick and flea bites, which pass on viruses, parasites and bacteria to humans.
For 12 years in a row Torontonians have voted Hearing Solutions as their number one choice for their hearing healthcare needs. We are very proud of the fact that for 12 consecutive years we’ve been able to provide award-winning service.
If you’ve recently seen Hearing Solutions at an event around the Greater Toronto Area, you would’ve noticed our self-testing kiosk….
When we think about hearing loss many of us think that it only affects people in a more mature age group.
“Serious Shortcomings” were cited in regards to newborn hearing screenings and comprehensive follow-up according to a recent report card released…
When I was a little girl in grade school is when I was first tested for hearing loss. I was never prescribed hearing aids and throughout my life coped with not properly hearing lessons or lectures…
As a patient with Diabetes, the question that is always asked is whether enough has been done to prevent any risks or complications related to Diabetes.
The latest edition of the Canadian Hearing Report features a paper on page 23 called, The Link Between Diabetes Mellitus & Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Summary of the Evidence.