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Are online hearing tests effective?

At the Art of Hearing we know seeing you is the key to better hearing. But in today’s busy world, sometimes convenience trumps quality. In recent years a growing number of web and app-based hearing tests have sprung up. Some ...
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Hearing Awareness Week; Why we need to be aware

Hearing awareness week kicks off with World Hearing Day on Sunday 3rd of March, and this year it’s more important than ever for us to be aware of our hearing. One in Six Did you know the World Health Organization ...
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9 reasons to make hearing health your priority in 2019

Is hearing health something you’ve been putting off? Here’s 9 reasons why 2019 is the year to put your hearing first. Communicate better Clear communication is the basis of a healthy relationship. Which is why hearing loss can cause such ...
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Understanding Age-Related Hearing Loss

Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, gradually occurs in most of us as we grow older. In fact, 58% of Australians between 61 and 70 years old have hearing loss, as do 71% of Australians over 71 years old. Typically, ...
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How Hearing Loss Affects Your Memory

Hearing loss affects your mental, physical, emotional, and social wellbeing more than you may think. Considering that we listen with not our ears but our brain, it only makes sense that hearing loss, particularly when untreated, comes with a multitude of ...
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How To Enjoy the Christmas Season With Hearing Loss

How To Enjoy the Christmas Season With Hearing Loss

The Christmas season is supposed to be a joyful and celebratory time, however for people with hearing loss, it can be overwhelming and exhausting. This is as Christmas celebrations often involve noisy environments, loud carols, and multiple conversations at once ...
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Listening Fatigue

The Truth About Listening Fatigue

After a long period of staring at our phone or computer screen, it is normal for our eyes to grow tired and weary. However, did you know that the same sensation can happen to our ears after extended periods of ...
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Can Stress Lead To Hearing Loss?

Stress is an important part of life, and even an important factor in decision-making. Also known as the fight or flight response, our physical reaction to stress can alert you when you should flee a dangerous situation, or it can ...
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The New Project Fighting Hearing Loss Among Indigenous Children

A ground-breaking project titled The Hearing for Learning Initiative aims to fight the startling percentage of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory with hearing impairments. Combining public and private funding, the $7.9 million five-year program endeavours to combat this serious ear health ...
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Is Mindfulness The Solution To Tinnitus?

Mindfulness is an escapable phenomenon, helping people cope with stress, depression, and chronic pain. However, did you know that it can even be used to treat tinnitus? A recent study conducted by University College London suggests that for some, mindfulness-based cognitive ...
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