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At Soundwave Hearing Care, our team is dedicated to providing you personalized hearing care service for people of all ages. We take time to help you address your unique needs and concerns. Our blog offers updates and information about hearing, hearing aid technology and other information that pertains to our clients.

  • Hearing Loss in Calgary
    04/12/2017
    Overcoming the Stigma Surrounding Hearing Loss

    Only 20% of individuals with hearing loss choose to correct it, meaning 80% of hearing loss-sufferers are missing out on conversations, the finer details in music — not to mention potential warning sounds in hazardous situations such as traffic. So why — according to Oxford’s The Gerontologist journal — do only 20% seek treatment?

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  • Hearing Solutions Calgary
    13/11/2017
    5 Strategies for enjoying the holiday season if you have a hard time hearing

    Do social gatherings make you uncomfortable because you have a difficult time discerning what people are saying? If so, you might have some degree of hearing loss, either in one or both ears.

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  • Hearing Aids in Calgary
    01/11/2017
    Tips for Travelling with Hearing Aids

    Whether you’re a snowbird heading south for the season or simply looking for a brief winter getaway, if you’re new to wearing hearing aids, you may wonder what special considerations you need to take when you travel. Here’s a quick guide to travelling with your hearing device.

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  • Understanding hearing loss at Soundwave Hearing audiologist clinic
    16/10/2017
    Fact or fiction? 6 myths you probably believe about hearing loss

    Maintaining the health of your hearing is important. Those affected by hearing loss often believe that once it starts, there’s nothing anybody can do about it.

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  • Hearing Seminar in Calgary
    28/09/2017
    Hearing Loss: Prevention Through Education

    Do you and your employees work in a noise-rich environment? Are your students blasting loud music directly into their ears for hours on end in the classroom? Now more than ever, hearing loss is an issue that needs to be discussed. Not because it’s on the rise or because symptoms are becoming more severe, but because it is preventable. 

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  • Dealing with Tinnitus in Calgary
    26/09/2017
    ​Have you heard about tinnitus?

    Hearing loss is a significant problem that often goes overlooked. Whether you’re young or old, it’s important to exercise caution when spending time in places or taking part in activities that could result in the development of tinnitus. You’d be surprised to find out just how little it takes to damage your hearing. Take it from the experts at Soundwave Hearing Care; our audiologist(s) in Calgary will take the time to explain what you can do to reduce your risk of developing tinnitus.

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  • Hearing Solutions in Calgary Alberta
    18/09/2017
    Failure to Wear Adequate Protection May Result in the Need for Hearing Solutions in Calgary

    When you work in an industry that exposes you to excessive noise levels, wearing equipment that protects your hearing is crucial. The failure to do this can result in permanent hearing loss that might easily have been prevented.

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  • 23/08/2017
    ​How Your Trusted Audiology Clinic in Calgary Can Help You Manage the Frustration of Hearing Loss

    Losing even a small percentage of your hearing capability can be challenging. Most of us take the capacity to hear for granted. Once that ability begins to wane, the results may seem scary, overwhelming, and downright frustrating. 

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  • Hearing tests in Calgary Alberta
    27/06/2017
    How A Hearing Test Can Improve The Quality Of Your Life

    There’s a lot to be said about having a happy new year, like making our to-do lists and resolutions - if you’re concerned about your hearing or feel that you do not hear properly - a hearing test should be on both. Research shows that when people address hearing loss it improves their quality of life in many ways.


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  • Dealing with hearing loss in Calgary Alberta
    27/06/2017
    The Link Between Hearing Loss And Memory Loss

    With an aging populations and increased concerns about Alzheimer’s and dementia, memory and cognitive function – our brains ability to work and acquire information – is increasingly making headline news. Cognitive functions encompass reasoning, memory, attention, and language, leading directly to the attainment of information and, thus, knowledge.


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  • Audiologist in Calgary Alberta
    27/06/2017
    Hearing Aid Technology

    There’s little doubt that technology has changed contemporary life for many people. For those individuals, from children to adults and seniors who suffer hearing loss, today’s hearing aids have come a long way from the 17th century where “Ear Trumpets” - tubular or funnel-shaped devices which collect sound waves and lead them into the ear – were used for strengthening the sound energy impact on the eardrum and thus providing better hearing for a deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals.

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  • Alzheimer’s, dementia, memory and cognitive function
    26/06/2017
    Memory-Boosting Benefits

    With an aging populations and increased concerns about Alzheimer’s and dementia, memory and cognitive function — our brain’s ability to work and acquire information – is increasingly making headline news. Cognitive functions encompass reasoning, memory, attention, and language, leading directly to the attainment of information and, thus, knowledge.


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  • Hearing tests in Calgary Alberta
    12/06/2017
    The Importance of a Regular Hearing Test

    There’s a lot to be said about having a happy New Year, like making our to-do lists and resolutions. If you’re concerned about your hearing or feel that you do not hear properly, a hearing test should be on both. Research shows that when people address hearing loss it improves their quality of life in many ways.


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  • Audiologist in Calgary Alberta
    02/06/2017
    The Benefits of Hearing Aid Technologies

    There’s little doubt that technology has changed contemporary life for many people. For those individuals, from children to adults and seniors who suffer hearing loss, today’s hearing aids have come a long way from the 17th century where “Ear Trumpets” – tubular or funnel-shaped devices which collect sound waves and lead them into the ear – were used for strengthening the sound energy impact on the eardrum and thus providing better hearing for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals.


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  • Hearing aids in Calgary Alberta
    10/05/2017
    Feeling Down? Get Your Hearing Checked

    Mental health is a serious issue that affects Canadians from all areas and of all ages. Whether you or someone you know needs help, it is important to explore all possibilities for a more balanced and joyful life.

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  • Hearing loss and teens in Calgary Alberta
    25/04/2017
    What You Should Know About Hearing Loss in Teens

    According to The Hearing Foundation of Canada, one in five teens between the ages of 12 and 19 suffers from hearing loss. In most cases, it is noise-induced, which can be prevented. It’s important to speak with your teen to help them understand the serious risks involved with listening to loud music, as hearing damage is permanent and can affect their quality of life.

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  • Audiologist in Calgary Alberta
    12/04/2017
    What Headphones Should I Buy to Minimize Hearing Damage?

    From the office to the gym, many people listen to music and take calls using their headphones. Whether you use the ones that came with your device or have purchased noise-cancelling headphones, you may have heard that these handy gadgets can actually do harm to your hearing in the long run. This is true, but there’s no need to throw out all your ear buds! Read below to find out how you can still enjoy your music without disturbing others and without suffering from accelerated hearing loss. If you have more questions about your hearing health, contact your audiologist in Calgary to get answers.

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  • Hearing Loss
    24/03/2017
    STOP! Don’t Put Q-tips® in Your Ear

    You may do it as part of your routine or just whenever you want to feel more ‘clean.’ No matter the frequency, if you have been putting Q-tips® in your ears, it is time to stop! While it may have become a habit, it can actually do more harm than good. Learn more about your ear health by reading the tips below or contact your audiologist in Calgary for more information. You can also schedule your hearing test today to get an overall assessment of your hearing.

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  • Dementia and Hearing Loss
    17/03/2017
    The Link between Dementia and Hearing Loss

    Does Your Alzheimer’s Afflicted Loved One Need a Hearing Aid?
    Several studies have reported a direct link between older adults who suffer from hearing loss and Alzheimer's disease. As hearing loss worsens, the risk of developing Alzheimer’s or dementia increases, particularly amongst those with a hearing impairment greater than 25 decibels. Chances of developing dementia are doubled for those who have mild hearing loss; tripled for those with moderate hearing loss; and quadrupled for those with severe hearing loss.


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  • Hearing tests in Calgary Alberta
    16/12/2016
    Benefits of an Early Hearing Test

    Regardless of your age, untreated hearing loss can take its toll, it tends to come on so gradually that it tricks you into obliviousness and robs you of more than you realize, sooner than you realize. Hearing loss is the fastest growing, and one of the most prevalent, chronic conditions facing Canadians today. 


    According to Statistics Canada, more than one million adults across the country reported having a hearing-related disability (StatsCan, 2002). A study for WorkSafe BC found that 25 percent of young people entering the workforce had the early warning signs of hearing loss (WorkSafe BC, 2005), illustrating that hearing loss is affecting people at younger and younger ages. Fortunately, hearing test are readily available at Soundwave Hearing Care.


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  • Women with hearing loss in Calgary, Alberta
    21/11/2016
    Women’s Wellness

    Health care in Canada is changing as researchers increasingly understand that men and women have different health needs, along with the well known gender specific issues that are undergoing review to weed out past biases.

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  • Hearing aids in Calgary Alberta
    10/11/2016
    Hearing Aids at the Gym

    Our world continues to change for the positive as we learn to celebrate out differences rather than remain victims of locker room bullying and public shaming over a host of personal attributes, including hearing loss. Today hearing aides are compact with advanced services like wireless media streaming.

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