21Jul2017

Tinnitus

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Tinnitus is the sound of buzzing or ringing in the ears or head that other people cannot hear. Tinnitus is experienced by 15% of the population but only about 15% of them seek medical help. For this small section of the population, tinnitus can be debilitating. Tinnitus is not a disease but rather a symptom.
26Jun2017

London Audiology Consultants June 2017 Hearing Club

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There’s an App for That! Hearing Apps for Smart Phones and Tablets Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 2 to 4 PM Sean Brac Audiologist, London Audiology Consultants There are many applications available for smart phones and tablets that can help with your hearing and with using your hearing aids. In this talk, Sean will walk
20Jun2017

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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Today I would like to continue talking about our health by addressing the very important health issue of diabetes. One aspect of diabetes, often overlooked is its silent partner, hearing loss.   Hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes than those without. The data suggests that diabetics may experience hearing loss at
20Jun2017

Ototoxicity and Hearing Loss

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I promise to stop blogging about hearing loss and health very soon. However, it’s such an important topic and we audiologists want to get the message out there that more people need to get their hearing tested!   Many people never think about the fact that certain medications can damage the ear resulting in hearing
30May2017

Hearing Loss and Falls

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People with hearing loss are more prone to falls. This is a serious public health concern especially for seniors. Even a mild hearing loss triples the risk of falls. As amount of hearing loss increases so does the risk of falling.   There are 3 factors at play here.   1. The vestibular system, which
24May2017

London Audiology Consultants May 2017 Hearing Club

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London Audiology Consultants May 2017 Hearing Club The Hear the World Foundation Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 2 to 4 PM Peter Stelmacovich Audiologist, Phonak Canada The Hear the World Foundation advocates for equal opportunities and improved quality of life for people with hearing loss around the world. The foundation’s aim is to create a
09May2017

Mother’s Day and 2000 Ears

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On May 12 we will have a special Mother’s Day event. What better gift can we give our mothers than taking care of her hearing health? If your mother is having some hearing concerns, please bring her in for a hearing test. Even if she doesn’t have concerns but has never had her hearing tested,
05May2017

Cardiovascular Disease and Hearing Loss

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A healthy heart is associated with healthy ears. Studies show that a healthy cardiovascular system has a positive effect on hearing. The inner ear is very sensitive to blood flow. Inadequate blood flow in the inner ear contributes to hearing loss. However, poor blood circulation can also cause damage to the central auditory pathways in
26Apr2017

London Audiology Consultants April 2017 Hearing Club

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London Audiology Consultants April 2017 Hearing Club Rechargeable Hearing Aids Sean Brac, Audiologist with London Audiology Consultants Do you have questions about rechargeable hearing aids? Are you interested in finding out more about them? There are a lot of options available now and it can become confusing. Let Sean walk you through the various rechargeable