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Are Online Hearing Tests Accurate?

Are Online Hearing Tests Accurate?

Worried about your hearing? You might have seen that some websites, including ours, are now offering online hearing tests to check whether you have any problems. These online tests are a great screening tool to give you an idea of your hearing levels, but should not...

Effective Methods to Manage Tinnitus

Effective Methods to Manage Tinnitus

In line with Tinnitus Awareness week, we prepare one of the best articles about Tinnitus which we believe will help so many people all over Western Australia and even all throughout the world. What is Tinnitus? Have you experienced hearing that constant ringing,...

Analog Hearing Aids vs Digital Hearing Aids

Until quite recently, all hearing aids were analog. Today you can find both analog and digital hearing aids on the market, although analog hearing aids are becoming less common due to the advantages digital technology can provide. Both analog and digital hearing aids...

Tinnitus – What It Is and How to Treat It

Tinnitus is a physical health condition where you experience ringing in the ears or other noises without any external sound being present. It is a symptom that describes a fault in the hearing system, rather than a disease in itself. Studies suggest that up to 18 per...

Understanding Hearing and Pitch

Human HearingThere is an upper and lower limit to the frequencies that animals can detect. These limits can vary significantly depending on the animal. The sound of a vacuum cleaner might not bother us, but it will send your dog running because of the painful...

Looking after Your Hearing at Concerts and Festivals

Hearing loss is experienced by one in every six Australians. Most cases result from repeated and lengthy exposure to loud noises which could’ve been prevented with ear protection. With daily use of headphones and festivals that go for days, the danger of hearing loss...

Why You Should Avoid Cheap Hearing Aids

  Hearing loss is more complicated than many people think. Treating it is not as simple as purchasing a hearing aid over the counter or on the internet for a quick fix. Addressing hearing problems involves assessing the specific needs of each individual's unique...

Finding the right hearing aid for you

  Choosing the right hearing aids is an extremely personal decision, and one that’s crucial to get right. Your hearing aid needs to be specially suited to your particular type and degree of hearing loss in order to function properly. On top of this, it needs to...

Industrial Deafness growing issue in Australia

Hearing loss is seen by many Australians as something that happens with age or from exposure to extreme volumes such as live concerts, gunshots or a jet taking off. What a lot of people don't think about is the damage that can be caused by common, everyday loud...

Hearing Loss Signs

“Can you say that again?” If this is something you find yourself saying over and over again throughout the day, it might be time to get your hearing tested.Aside from your friends and family having to repeat themselves, and your difficulty in following...

When Should I Get My Hearing Tested and How Often?

Hearing tests are an integral part of assessing, and subsequently diagnosing, hearing loss. They can help detect conductive and sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus relief, SSD, and a range of other conditions that affect hearing. If you don’t have your hearing tested...

What Causes Hearing Loss in One Ear?

Hearing loss in one ear is often described as unilateral hearing loss, or single-sided deafness (SSD). SSD is a type of hearing loss where there is a complete hearing loss in one ear and anything from normal hearing to profound hearing loss in the other ear. People...

Types of Hearing Loss

If you struggle to understand people during conversations and frequently have to ask them to repeat what they say, you might be suffering from hearing loss. By looking at the types of hearing loss, we can gain better insights into the causes, tests and treatments...

5 Common Tinnitus Myths

For tens of millions of tinnitus sufferers, daily activity can be a challenge. Finding help can be frustrating. And the confusion surrounding the condition can lead to feelings of anxiety and hopelessness. Tinnitus is often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing,...