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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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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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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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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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Free Hearing Health Talk!

Free Hearing Health Talk!

Posted Sep 6th, 2018 in Past Events, Kitchener, Hearing Loss, Hearing Health

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

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