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Hearing loss affects every aspect of a person’s life. When left untreated, hearing loss reduces the social, emotional, psychological and physical well-being of those who have even a mild form of hearing loss. This impact has been well documented. Research from The Better Hearing Institute...

One month ago the quality of my life improved significantly when my ENT suggested I visit Nona at Hearing Institute Atlantic. Nona was very sincere and passionate about pairing me with a hearing device that was perfect for my lifestyle and me as an individual. Since...

Often it seems, that our fast paced world demands as close to perfection as possible in ourselves and those around us. A personal disability, such as hearing loss, is anything but perfect even when a hearing aid is worn. Through the advancements in medicine and...

Many people do not admit they have a hearing problem and may not take the appropriate steps to correct their hearing loss. There are 3 million adult Canadians that suffer from hearing loss, so clearly you are not alone. Hearing loss is the third most...

Hearing loss develops slowly as people grow older. Changes in hearing become apparent in the third decade of life and worsen with time. The aging process generally affects high pitched sounds including many of the consonant sounds. (Low pitched vowels are the last to be...

When we think of hearing we usually think of hearing through our ears. The ears, however, are just one small part of the hearing system. Problems with the brain, not just the ears, contribute to age-related hearing loss in older people. As we age, there...

My family doctor recommended that I have my hearing tested at Hearing Institute Atlantic. I was having trouble hearing my friends and family and was feeling left out of many conversations. Believe me, as a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother I didn t want to miss...

Permanent, irreversible hearing loss, can occur daily to people who are subjected to loud noises even when they are in seemingly innocuous situations. The air bag deployment in a vehicle involved in a minor accident or passing by a car alarm when it sounds are...

The news can be bewildering. You went in for a hearing assessment and came home having been provided with a new hearing aid. How are you ever going to cope with such a tiny, technical device that you know very little about? You need to...