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Latest Calgary Hearing Aid Technology

Latest Calgary Hearing Aid Technology

“Will it make me look old or disabled?” That’s one of the questions our audiologists hear the most when fitting our Calgary patients for a hearing aid. The short answer: No. Current audiology technology now offers a wide range of options to help with hearing loss. The days of ear trumpets, briefcase battery packs and…

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How Excessive Noise Can Affect Your Heart and Hearing Health

How Excessive Noise Can Affect Your Heart & Hearing Health

The connection between excessive noise and hearing loss is well known among the general public. But did you know that exposure to loud noises for long periods of time can affect your cardiovascular health as well? Let’s take a look at how noise can affect both your hearing and your heart. Noise & Hearing Loss…

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The Benefits of Catching and Treating Hearing Loss Early

The Benefits of Catching and Treating Hearing Loss Early

The quality of hearing is very closely intertwined with overall quality of life. Unfortunately, hearing loss is affecting an increasing number of people at increasingly earlier ages. The good news is that it is possible to maintain a high quality of life by treating hearing loss early. Being able to hear is important for maintaining…

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How hearing aids can improve brain function

Hearing loss is a chronic medical condition affecting roughly half of older Canadian adults aged 65 and over. The good news is that hearing aids are more effective and comfortable than ever before, offering a fantastic treatment option for hearing loss. Many people, however, are reluctant to seek help from a hearing aid and audiology…

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Hearing Loss Myths Debunked

Hearing loss is a bigger problem than many people in Calgary realize.Statistics show over a million Canadians report having a hearing – related disability. < /div> That’s more than 50% greater than the number of people reporting problems with their eyesight. Our Calgary hearing loss clinic is home to our very own Soundwave Hearing Care…

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Can Treating Your Hearing Loss Improve Your Career?

Whether you are afraid of just appearing too old or don’t want to deal with wearing a ’91foreign object’, it’s important to remember that a hearing aid does not hinder your career; in fact, it can help improve it. Many professionals resist hearing aids even if it is clear that they need them. Whether you…

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High tech hearing aids and dealing with hearing loss

How High-Tech Hearing Aids Can Help You Deal with Hearing Loss

Perhaps you’ve been putting off dealing with your hearing loss because you never liked the idea of using hearing aids. Hearing aid technology, however, has come a long way in just a few years. The high-tech hearing aids available in Calgary from Soundwave Hearing Care offer five solid reasons for finally addressing your hearing loss:…

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Hearing: Your Body’s Natural Social Networking App

“Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.” – Helen Keller Good health and wellness are becoming increasingly popular topics throughout society.. Everywhere you look there is information on eating well, exercising effectively, and taking care of your body by regularly visiting doctors, optometrists, and other health and wellness professionals. Many of us,…

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Do Headphones Cause Hearing Loss?

More than a million Canadians suffer from hearing loss. The Hearing Foundation of Canada says that the number may be much higher as many cases are not reported. Experts believe that headphones are one of the causes, especially among teens. So if you have been worried about your children constantly using headphones, you have reason…

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Why Is There Ringing In My Ears?

Experiencing a ringing in your ears? Tinnitus treatment can help manage this disorder. Buzzing or ringing in the ears is a symptom of Tinnitus, a fairly common condition that affects 10 to 15% of people. According to the Canadian Academy of Audiology, 360,000 Canadians suffer from tinnitus. The severity of the condition varies and can…

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Does Hearing Loss Cause Stress and Affect Mental Health?

Thanks to recent technological and medical advancements, hearing loss and how hearing works in general is much better understood today, which means improved treatments are available to individuals that are affected. There is a common correlation between hearing loss, stress and overall mental health. Luckily, thanks to recent technological and medical advancements, hearing loss and…

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Hearing Loss in Babies: What You Need to Know

Hearing loss is not always a condition that comes with age. In fact, infants can be afflicted with it just as much as adults. Infants can lose their hearing in just one ear, partially or both ears depending on the cause. What Causes Hearing Loss in Infants? Hearing loss in infants is not very commonly…

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