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New Year’s Resolution: Stop Bad Habits That Are Affecting Your Hearing

You might not even be aware of it but your habits could be affecting your hearing. Start 2018 off right and learn how to turn those bad habits into good ones!

The New Year is a time to celebrate what we’ve accomplished in the year behind us. It’s also an opportunity, however, to set goals for the year ahead of us.

At Soundwave Hearing, your audiology clinic in Calgary clinic in Calgary, we’d like to remind everyone to take a few moments to consider including taking measures to protect and improve your hearing in the coming year.

Hearing is an important part of most people’s lives. If you or someone you love is experiencing difficulty hearing, it’s nothing to be ashamed about. It is, however, something that needs to be addressed with the help of audiologists and hearing tests at your local Calgary clinic. Here are just a few hearing-related things to consider putting on your list of New Year’s resolutions:

Research hearing tests in Calgary

The only thing worse than having hearing difficulties is being in denial about them. Losing one’s hearing is a difficult process but there’s a lot you can do to improve your life and your hearing with the help of audiologists in Calgary. Make an appointment for a hearing test today.

Make an appointment for your children to get a hearing test

Young children are still developing. Because they’re relatively inexperienced, they may not even realize they’re having increasing problems with their hearing. If your child is having problems at school, either behaviourally or academically, it may actually be a hearing problem. It’s important to get your child’s hearing tested regularly to prevent problems before they start.

Wear hearing protection on the job

Although not every loud sound damages your ability to hear, they do add up over the years. If you don’t just want to protect your hearing today but for the rest of your life, it’s important to wear any required hearing protection gear while at your job.

Get out and socialize!

If you have hearing problems and have only just begun to deal with them, it can be a socially isolating experience. People who have had hearing problems often develop strategies for avoiding situations where they need to hear everything that’s going on around them. These same strategies, however, can also leave these people isolated and depressed. Be aware of what your hearing needs are in social settings. Getting hearing aids from your local audiology clinic in Calgary can also make social settings much easier to navigate.

Having hearing problems can be difficult but they don’t have to be impossible to overcome. With the help of your friendly audiologists at Soundwave Hearing in Calgary, you can tackle any hearing resolution you set for yourself in the New Year. Contact us today to find out more about our services.

All the blogs are reviewed and edited by our clinic's lead audiologist, Dr. Anne Wooliams. Dr. Woolliams is an experienced audiologist specialized in pediatric audiology, auditory processing, and tinnitus/sound sensitivity therapy. She is dedicated to providing top-notch hearing care and helping her clients improve their language and communication abilities. Dr. Woolliams' expertise in literature and linguistics, combined with her passion for helping people improve their language and communication, make her an incredibly valuable asset in the field of audiology. Learn more about Dr. Woolliams.