• 10 OCT 17
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    Hearing loss in children (cont.)

    Hearing loss in children (continue) A baby’s hearing fully develops while he is still in the womb, and it plays a key role from the very first moment of his life.  Hearing allows children to understand speech, which will help them to understand abstract concepts.  From infancy, our ears constantly supply us with vital information

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    • 08 SEP 17
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    Hearing loss in children

    Hearing loss in children The first 3 years of life is the most important time for a child to learn language.  Hearing is essential for a child’s development right from birth.  Hearing and sight are some of the most important senses a child uses to orientate themselves in the world and which they need in

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    • 08 AUG 17
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    Hearing loss in older adults (cont.)

    Hearing loss in older adults (continued) As you probably noticed by now, there is an adjustment period to wearing hearing aids.  It can sometimes take up to 4 months for you to get used to your hearing aids and to get the most benefit out of them. The following principles will help you to successfully

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    • 08 JUL 17
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    Congratulations on your new hearing instruments!

    Congratulations on your new hearing instruments!

    Here are a few helpful tips about how to get the best out of your new hearing instruments. You need to be aware of a few things during the first few days and weeks.   A new exiting world of sounds When you first start wearing your hearing instruments, you will rediscover a lot of

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    • 06 JUN 17
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    Yes, I think I have a hearing loss …. but what now?

    Yes, I think I have a hearing loss …. but what now?

    Did you complete the questionnaire in the last blog?  Did you answer “yes” to three or more of the questions?  This could indicate that you have a hearing problem and you must have your hearing tested. At this stage, you are probably wondering why you are losing your hearing.  There are varied reasons for losing

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    • 15 MAY 17
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    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    Hearing Loss in Older Adults

    With Mother’s Day just a few days behind us, it is important to remember that hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions affecting older adults.  Communication can be seriously impaired in individuals with hearing loss, which could lead to a perceived reduction in quality of life.   Hearing loss impacts communication negatively

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    • 28 MAR 17
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    Hearing loss linked to accelerated brain tissue loss

    Although the brain becomes smaller with age, the shrinkage seems to be fast-tracked in older adults with hearing loss, according to the results of a study by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institute on Aging. The findings add to a growing list of health consequences associated with hearing loss, including increased risk of

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    • 15 JAN 17
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    Power to connect – freedom to explore

    Power to connect – freedom to explore

    ConnectLine Streamer puts you in total control. Manage hearing aid volume as well as of all sources of audio-based information, entertainment and communication.

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    • 12 DEC 16
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    Hearing aids DO help!

    Hearing aids DO help!

    With hearing aids, the world will begin to open up again and you will find yourself hearing sounds that you have not heard for a while. Hopefully you will feel more empowered to take an active part in your ‘old life’ again. Communication with others will improve and you will find that you are not

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    • 03 OCT 16
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    About hearing and hearing loss

    About hearing and hearing loss

    If you were to pause for a moment to consider how good you are at listening and communicating in different situations, how would you rate your abilities? If you sometimes find it hard to keep up, and you often feel tired and overwhelmed, it is important to consider the cause. 

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