The Psychology of Hearing Loss

If we seriously want to understand hearing loss, we need to understand both the physical side, which makes hearing increasingly difficult, and the psychological side, which includes the lesser-known emotional responses to the loss of hearing. … [Read more]

The Top 5 Hearing Aid Myths Exposed

At times, it seems as if we enjoy to deceive ourselves. Wikipedia has an entry titled “List of common misconceptions” that includes hundreds of universally-held but false beliefs. Yes, I know it’s Wikipedia, but take a look at the bottom of the webpa … [Read more]

5 Reasons Why People Deny Hearing Loss

It takes the average person with hearing loss 5 to 7 years before pursuing a qualified professional diagnosis, in spite of the fact that the warning signs of hearing loss are very clear to other people. But are those with hearing loss just too … [Read more]

What to Expect at Your Hearing Exam

If the unknown creates anxiety, then a visit to the hearing specialist is particularly stressful. While most of us have experience with the family physician and the community dentist, the visit to the hearing specialist could be a first. It … [Read more]