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5 Common Causes of Hearing Loss

5 Common Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is an umbrella term that describes a person’s inability to hear certain sounds clearly, and there are many causes of temporary and permanent hearing impairment. Your hearing loss can be hereditary or caused by old age, trauma, disease, constant exposure...

Coping with Cookie Bite Hearing Loss

Coping with Cookie Bite Hearing Loss

There are many different types of hearing loss, and people from all walks of life can experience sudden or gradual hearing loss caused by a variety of factors. One rare form of hearing loss is called cookie bite, named for the curved shape of the audiogram result...

The Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

The Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

Along with our sight, hearing is one of the most important senses to help us make our way through the world, but have you ever stopped to consider the impact of hearing loss on quality of life? It’s time to stop putting off that hearing test because you’re afraid of...

What is single sided hearing?

What is single sided hearing?

Our ability to hear the world around us is vital to our understanding of – and ability to engage with – the world around us. When hearing becomes impaired, so too does our connection to our environment and our friends and family. That can mean a quick and pronounced...

Hearing Loss and Emotional Wellbeing

Hearing Loss and Emotional Wellbeing

Hearing difficulties are life-changing, but an aspect which isn’t readily discussed in the media is the impact on the emotional wellbeing of those affected. Hearing loss affects around 3.6 million Australians, with 90% of those people aged over 50 years old. And with...