Read more about the article 6 Foods to help your hearing health
Banana on Wooden Background

6 Foods to help your hearing health

We all know that diets which are rich in certain areas can be helpful to our body and to our organs. Your ears are organs within your body so taking proper care can help maintain your hearing level and potentially avoid the need for hearing aids. Bananas are a wonderful…

Comments Off on 6 Foods to help your hearing health

How to protect your ears this winter

It’s snow time! This is supposed to be an intense year for snowfall which leaves a lot of people aware of their backs, but we seldom think of the effect this snow can have on our ears. Snow clearing can be completed far quicker and easier with the use of…

Comments Off on How to protect your ears this winter

Top 10 misconceptions associated with hearing loss

Hearing loss, along with most things, have a lot of misconceptions associated with them. These misconceptions prevent a lot of people from getting the help they require. Let’s take a moment to clear up some of those. People with hearing loss are stupid I know it sounds pretty ridiculous, but…

Comments Off on Top 10 misconceptions associated with hearing loss

How does a hearing aid work?

I’m sure you know what a hearing aid is and what it is for, but how does it work and what are the differences between different models? There are four basic components to a hearing aid. The first is a microphone which picks up the incoming sound. Next you have…

Comments Off on How does a hearing aid work?

How to overcome hearing loss outdoors

Now that we are solidly into some nicer weather, we can fully expect that our social environment for the next several months will remain outdoors. For most people this means sunshine, laughter and relaxation. Far too often it can cause anxiety and depression in someone who is hard of hearing.…

Comments Off on How to overcome hearing loss outdoors

Hearing Aid Trials

By Nicole Pottinger, H.I.S.Whether you are new to the world of hearing aids or have some experience under your belt, the idea of shopping for hearing aids can bring out emotions such as excitement, stress, happiness, and frustration. Everybody has different experiences with their hearing challenges whether it’s communicating with…

Comments Off on Hearing Aid Trials

Doctor Office Anxiety

Written by John Thistle BC-HIS Newcastle Hearing Solutions 118 King Ave. E. Newcastle As someone who is Hard of Hearing (HoH), there are certain anxieties that are experienced. I recently had one of these all too familiar scenarios while I was waiting at my doctor’s office. Most of us know…

Comments Off on Doctor Office Anxiety

The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

By Mary Leisses  The relationship between hearing loss and diabetes has long been debated. But research now concludes that hearing loss is more prevalent in adults with diabetes. One research study included data from participants ranging in age from 20 to 69. Important information they found: People with diabetes were 2x…

Comments Off on The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

Hear better in time for spring weather

By Nicole Pottinger, H.I.S.As the spring season approaches and we begin to venture out after being stuck indoors through the frigid cold winter months, we also tend to begin getting involved with social activities again. It’s also an ideal time to start attending appointments for our health if we didn’t…

Comments Off on Hear better in time for spring weather

Selective Hearing

Often at our clinic we have people who call to book appointments for their partner or spouse, usually accusing them of selective listening. Of course, we’ve all heard the phrase. The conversation typically goes something like this: “he sits in front of the TV and hears it just fine but…

Comments Off on Selective Hearing