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Please read here, for an interesting recount of hearing loss from a hearing impaired audiologist. It is interesting to read his description of the gradual changes he noticed over the course of a few years, given his career involves helping individuals undergoing similar changes. If you...

Can a hearing aid restore my hearing?                                         -Thanks to Mrs. S. Omrah of Halifax, NS for this question.   Restoring? No. Improving? Yes! When a person loses eyesight, a pair of eyeglasses restores their vision. So why does the same principle not hold true for hearing? Hearing loss is...

Please read the article here to learn more about the new service available for hearing impaired Nova Scotians that allows pre-registered phones to communicate via text messaging with a 911 dispatcher. This allows for a more effective mode of emergency communication for the hearing impaired community...

Everyday we are exposed to a range of sounds at all different levels. Sounds that exceed 85 decibels are usually considered harmful. What you may not realize is that 85 decibels equates to the sound of noisy traffic, loud appliances, blenders, mixers, power tools and...