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Why does the sound of chewing trigger me?

Our wonderful Audiologist Laura has written an incredible, in-depth discussion about why some people find "normal" sounds like chewing so annoying.

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How to choose the right hearing aid for you?

So you’ve decided to get a hearing aid. But then you see the pamphlets and advertisements and there’s just so many options! Hearing aids can be an expensive purchase for many people so you want to make the best choice! Here’s some advice on how to choose what’s best for you.

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Let's talk about talking for communication partners!

Does your partner often struggle in conversations? Don’t worry, this is normal for someone who is hard of hearing even while wearing a hearing aid. The key to making social interactions more fun is to develop good communication strategies. In this post, we will discuss what you can do as the partner of someone with hearing loss to help them in conversations.

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Let's talk about talking!

We’ve all been in the same situation. Maybe we’re sitting in a noisy restaurant, and our friend is trying to tell us something. A loud clang, or a burst of laughter from another table, and we just keep missing what we want to hear! We can see our friend getting frustrated at having to repeat themselves multiple times, and it’s becoming quite embarrassing to have to ask again… So we just nod along and pretend to understand what’s being said. How does this make us feel? Silly? Lonely? Frustrated? It’s time to make a change.

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iPhone features for Hearing Loss

Want to get more out of you iPhone? Struggle to hear in tricky situations? Hearing Tracker have written an article explaining how you can use your iPhone to support your hearing.

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Tinnitus Research at Flinders University

Flinders University are conducting research into new therapies for tinnitus, and you could join the pilot study!

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Tips for wearing a mask with hearing aids

Wearing a mask at the same time as your hearing aids can be incredibly frustrating, so we have put together some tips to help you manage this challenge.

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Phonak Serenity Choice: Hearing protection

There are many ways to protect your hearing, but Phonak have a solution which doesn’t block the sound that matters.

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Steve Lukather from Toto reviews Widex hearing aids!

"I bless the rains down in Africa" ... every time I hear this song from Toto I can't resist joining in the iconic refrain. However, like the guitarist and co-founder of Toto, Steve Lukather, you may struggle to hear these words at all!

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Do you struggle to hear in noisy restaurants?

Our incredible Audiologist Laura has launched her very own web app, the Ambient Menu, to help you find acoustically friendly restaurants!

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