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Are custom ear plugs worth the money; the pros and cons

Are custom ear plugs worth the money; the pros and cons Those of us who enjoy social or have work activities which involve exposure to potentially unsafe levels of sound know we need to protect our hearing but what are the best options for this. Do we go to the local hardware store/chemist and buy

Hope, Optimism and Play

One of the inspirations for writing this article came from some research I stumbled on a few years ago, referring to the potential of living well with hearing loss. It lead me to look at what were the variables in living well in general. Amazingly, one of the simplest but most effective strategies we can

Protecting your hearing

Exercise your Brain and your Hearing

Everyone benefits when we work on our hearing and listening skills. You can improve your ability to hear in noise. This training helps before you develop hearing loss as well as when you first become aware you are having difficulty hearing in noisy situations. On average cognitive decline starts between the ages of 20 and

I Can’t Hear You – 6 Steps to Living Well with Hearing Loss

I have written an eBook that looks at the 6 Steps to Living Well with Hearing Loss and over the next few weeks will be presenting material from the eBook. Week one discusses the facts about ageing and hearing loss and looks at the six most common reasons why we develop hearing loss as we

How to be 90 with great hearing!

Genetic Predisposition to Hearing loss is an interesting current topic for discussion. As the Human Genome project has continued they have come out with interesting statistics on what is caused by genetic versus environmental factors. Here is what we do know: Genetic factors account for only about 30% of what happens to us (Human Genome

Good Hearing is about more than just Hearing Aids

If you are struggling to hear in complex listening situations is it just about the fact that you need to be fitted for a hearing aid? Is a hearing aid the only solution to hearing what you want or need to hear? Hearing Aids today are amazing but they have to cope in lots of

Hearing Loss and Aging

Nolene’s Latest Article in Circle Magazine (the image quality is not that good sorry) AIDS or devices are not the only answers to poor hearing, says Ashgrove audiologist Nolene Nielson. The Hearing Care Professionals owner said many clinics had a focus on devices but believed in individual treatment approach could better manage hearing health. “I’ve

News from the Audiologists Desk

Nolene is just back from the first conference of the year. A one day masterclass on Aural Rehabilitation (AR): Essential Tools for Clinical Practice.A great conference that helped Audiologists to: Think beyond the audiogram as to the impacts of hearing loss. Identify the multidimensional behaviors that impact an individual and their carers as a result

The Brain and Hearing Loss

What has my brain got to do with my hearing loss? We hear with our brain and it is in our brain that the saying “use it or lose it” applies. Speed of understanding in a noisy environment declines over time, unless you play a musical instrument or practice your listening skills. It has been

Adaptability of Modern Hearing Aids

There are lots of different features discussed when you read about hearing aids. Lets look at one of these features in this post  –  “AUTOMATIC Adaptive DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE” Many of today’s hearing aids, will automatically switch between omnidirectional and directional modes without input from the wearer. This change occurs depending on how the hearing aids


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