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What Causes Sensorineural Hearing Loss?
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on September 01, 2016
90% of all hearing loss is sensorineural (pronounced “sensory-neural”), which is hearing loss caused by damage in the inner ear (cochlea) or to the nerve pathway from the inner ear to the brain. Below are the most common causes of sensorineural hearing loss. Aging: As you age, hearing loss is pretty much inevitable. Noise Exposure: Firearms, heavy...
When Will My Hearing Aids Need Repairs?
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on August 15, 2016
It is not uncommon for hearing aids to require some degree of service each year, which is why they are sold with warranties and repair coverage. But just how often each person’s hearing aids will need repair is difficult to predict. That’s because variables like usage, care, and even your lifestyle come into play. Are you active? Do you work in an...
What Wearers Are Saying About Our Newest Hearing Aids
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on July 14, 2016
In March, we introduced our new hearing aids: Muse, Halo 2 and SoundLens Synergy. Built off an entirely new software platform and featuring our new, cutting-edge operating system, these are the first hearing aids ever designed to process music, speech and everyday sounds uniquely and simultaneously — in fact, they’re the first to process music and...
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on June 01, 2016
Hearing loss is more than difficulty understanding speech and hearing sound. It also makes you extremely tired; listening takes a lot of effort and energy. People with normal hearing don’t really think about the fact that listening can be fatiguing and frustrating. The Better Hearing Institute estimates that societal costs of untreated hearing loss result in...
3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on May 02, 2016
“Immediate difference in clarity.” “The quality and performance is really beyond anything I’ve seen.” “Patients have experienced a significant improvement in sound quality when comparing hearing aids, even to recent technology.” “Patients have noticed improvement when listening to music and improvement for clarity of...
Introducing Muse: Hearing Aids Made for Life
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on April 14, 2016
It’s been proven, hearing health is directly connected to overall health and wellbeing. Studies have also shown that hearing aids can positively benefit those with hearing loss. Introducing Muse hearing aids. Featuring hearing technology made for the next generation of hearing aid wearers, Muse offers a variety of styles, clarity and comfort in noise,...
Hearing Help: Why You Should See A Professional
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on March 01, 2016
Hearing loss is commonly referred to as an invisible health condition, and early warning signs are often overlooked. Unlike other medical conditions, you can’t physically see the signs of hearing loss. Often the most difficult step in improving your hearing is recognizing you need help. Hearing loss can develop at any age and can be caused by a number of...
How To Tell Others About Your Hearing Loss
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centre on February 01, 2016
“It’s noisy in here.” “The wind is really strong.” “Your phone keeps breaking up and dropping your voice.” “Can you stop mumbling please?” We’ve all used these excuses before, and we've all learned that down the line, they really don’t do us any good. Admitting you have a hearing loss...
Help A Family Member Get Their Hearing Tested
Posted by Arnold Hearing Centres on January 04, 2016
When you begin to notice a family member struggling with their hearing, it’s instinct to want to jump in and help. But how do you be an advocate without being pushy or invasive? Here are some helpful tips to help encourage your family member to get their hearing tested while respecting their feelings. If you are noticing signs that a family member or friend...
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