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Hearing Loss
The Effects of Hearing Loss on Mental Health

The Effects of Hearing Loss on Mental Health

The correlation between hearing loss and mental health problems can’t be ignored with increased stress, anxiety, cognitive disorders and depression among those with impaired hearing. Much of it is a result of the social isolation that occurs when hearing impaired...

How to Minimise Hearing Loss with Training

How to Minimise Hearing Loss with Training

Our sense of hearing is one of our most important to help us get through life safely and give us a feeling of connection to our friends and family. Hearing loss has a big impact on our day-to-day living and can be the cause of physical and mental health problems, and...

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...

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...