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Arnold Hearing Centres is more than just a hearing clinic, we're also about educating people on hearing health, hearing aids and anything in between. See what we have to say below in our blog.


Are Hearing Loss and Weight Related?

Are Hearing Loss and Weight Related?

Posted Dec 5th, 2019 in Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

You have probably heard a great deal about the connection between bodyweight and the likelihood of developing such conditions as sleep apnea, diabetes and heart disease. What you may not have heard much about is the link between hearing loss and bodyweight.  In order to begin understanding that connection, you must first know something about the “hair cell,” an exceptionally small but incredibly important part of the inner ear.

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How Hearing Aids Work

How Hearing Aids Work

Posted Nov 28th, 2019 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Technology

Have you ever seen a picture of someone using an ear trumpet? They were very early hearing aids that looked something like a musical instrument from a Dr. Seuss book. Sound was collected by a large opening at the end of a long, often curvy tube that ended in a smaller opening that was placed at the entrance to the ear canal.

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5 Facts to Help You Better Understand Hearing Aids

5 Facts to Help You Better Understand Hearing Aids

Posted Nov 21st, 2019 in Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Technology

Hearing aids have been around, helping people, for a long time. But most of the people who need one still shy away from them. There are all sorts of reasons that people give, ranging from cost to simply not wanting to be seen wearing something that makes them “look old.” Whatever the reason, the fact remains that close to half a billion people worldwide have a disabling hearing loss and most of them aren’t doing anything about it. Many can’t, due to poverty, but simply choose not to act. ...

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Can a Hearing Aid Keep You Out of the Hospital?

Can a Hearing Aid Keep You Out of the Hospital?

Posted Oct 24th, 2019 in Hearing Aids, News, Hearing Health

Reaching out for professional help and finding a solution to a hearing problem is a tried-and-true step toward better communication with the world around you. What may surprise you, is that it might also help you avoid spending time in hospitals. 

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Can Hearing Loss Cause Balance Problems?

Can Hearing Loss Cause Balance Problems?

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Comorbidity - Balance

Hearing loss and balance issues very often appear together. So, is there a direct connection between them? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. To start understanding that, let’s look at the biology involved, which takes us through the ear canal and beyond the eardrum, to the inner ear.

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Are Online Hearing Tests Useful?

Are Online Hearing Tests Useful?

Posted Sep 27th, 2019 in News, Hearing Loss, Technology

DIY is a big deal these days. Got a fix-it problem around the house? A little online searching is all it takes to find some handy, do-it-yourself, how-to videos. That attitude has even made its way into healthcare. We aren’t at the point where people are looking up how to do a home appendectomy, but there are a lot of ways for people to play an active role in diagnosing and monitoring themselves.

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Is there a connection between bone health and hearing loss?

Is there a connection between bone health and hearing loss?

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Hearing Health

“Osteoporosis”—it means, “porous bone” and refers to a condition in which old bone begins to be replaced more slowly than before; that leads to a decrease in the density and quality of bone, making breakage far more likely. You’ve probably heard quite a bit about osteoporosis in relation to the risks of falls in older people. What might surprise you about osteoporosis is that it shares a trait with diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and other maladies like hearing loss. In fact, one stu...

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Top 6 Hearing Aid Features You Need to Know About

Top 6 Hearing Aid Features You Need to Know About

Posted Aug 26th, 2019 in Hearing Aids, Advice

With the rapid advancement in hearing technology, it can be a bit tricky to keep up and understand what features are important to your hearing aid purchase. At Arnold Hearing Centres, in Kitchener, Guelph, Simcoe and Mount Forest, we want to help those conducting research on available hearing aid options and review various features

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Retire in Style Information Fair 2019!

Retire in Style Information Fair 2019!

Posted Jun 1st, 2019 in Past Events, Guelph

Join us at the Retire in Style Information Fair on Friday, June 7th at 11 am to 3 pm at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre in Guelph

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Simcoe Mind*Body*Spirit Health Wellness & Recreation Fair

Simcoe Mind*Body*Spirit Health Wellness & Recreation Fair

Posted Mar 18th, 2019 in Past Events, Simcoe

Join our Simcoe staff at the 10th Anniversary of the Mind*Body*Spirit Health Wellness & Recreation Fair

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