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Online Hearing Tests: Can They Help?

Online Hearing Tests: Can They Help?

Posted Jan 3rd, 2019 in News, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

From blood-pressure kiosks in retail stores and vision exams online to home kits that test for HIV, blood-sugar levels, colon cancer, and more, the do-it-yourself approach to health screening continues to expand as the demand for greater convenience and consumer empowerment grows. Even online hearing tests are a part of the DIY mix, but do they work? What role can they play in ensuring your optimal hearing health?

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Get That Gym Workout — Without Hurting Your Ears

Get That Gym Workout — Without Hurting Your Ears

Posted Dec 27th, 2018 in Advice, Hearing Health, Hearing Protection

Planning to bust some moves at the gym as part of your 2019 goals? You’re not alone. As a tried-and-true strategy for losing weight, feeling more fit, or simply stepping up physical activity for overall wellness, working out is a perennially popular New Year’s resolution, and exercise classes can be a fun way to fit the bill. The catch? Whether it’s cycling, kickboxing, step aerobics, dance, or another high-energy track, these classes often crank up the music to harmful levels — well above the d

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Can Osteoporosis Cause Hearing Loss?

Can Osteoporosis Cause Hearing Loss?

Posted Dec 13th, 2018 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Hearing Health

One study links osteoporosis to a risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. We explain what to look for, and what you can do to mitigate your risk.

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Helping Caregivers Identify Hearing Loss

Helping Caregivers Identify Hearing Loss

Posted Nov 8th, 2018 in Advice, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

In honor of National Caregivers Month this November, we are offering caregivers of all kinds a helpful list for the most common signs of hearing loss, as well as information about hearing loss treatment.

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Are Portable Music Players Putting Your Ears at Risk?

Are Portable Music Players Putting Your Ears at Risk?

Posted Oct 18th, 2018 in Advice, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

You probably use your tablet or smartphone often to stream music, TV shows, or movies. In fact, many websites these days auto-play videos regardless of whether you want them to. Smartphones, tablets, and other types of portable music players (PMPs) are now commonplace, as are earbuds and headphones. But if your PMP is turned up too loud while wearing earbuds or headphones, you can damage your hearing quickly. Let’s look at why.

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Is Weight Connected to Hearing Loss?

Is Weight Connected to Hearing Loss?

Posted Oct 11th, 2018 in Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

Studies about weight often concern its relation to overall health. Common connections include weight and the risk for or prevalence of heart disease, diabetes, and sleep apnea, to name a few. One topic that doesn’t get as much attention is the connection between weight and risk for hearing loss. But is there a connection?

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Free Hearing Health Talk and Screening

Free Hearing Health Talk and Screening

Posted Sep 26th, 2018 in Past Events, Kitchener, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

Join us for a free hearing health talk and screening with Arnold Hearing Centres' own Alexandra Kay!

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Southgate Seniors Health Fair

Southgate Seniors Health Fair

Posted Sep 25th, 2018 in Past Events, Mount Forest, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

Join us at the Southgate Seniors Health Fair to talk to our experts about hearing health, and win some prizes!

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How Are Smoking and Hearing Loss Related

How Are Smoking and Hearing Loss Related

Posted Sep 20th, 2018 in Advice, Hearing Health

Smoking can damage your hearing. If you’re one of the 40 million U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes find out why it may be time to get a hearing test.

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KW Health Expo

KW Health Expo

Posted Sep 11th, 2018 in Past Events, Kitchener, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

Visit us at booth 114 to talk to our experts about hearing health, and win some prizes!

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