Eating Your Way to Better Hearing

There are plenty of blogs out on the big wide web telling us why eating healthy is great for our overall health. A healthy diet helps ours bones, brain and heart – but what about our ears? You might be wondering “what constitutes a healthy, nutritional diet?” We’re here to tell you it’s not so…

Hearing Better at Christmas Dinner

Having hearing loss can make simple things like hearing your loved ones at the dinner table challenging. Struggling to hear can be incredibly frustrating, leaving you feeling isolated among your family. Christmas is approaching fast and with families getting together in their Christmas ‘bubbles’, hearing each other at the dinner table is really important. We…

Have Motorbikes Affected Your Hearing?

Motorbikes… Dreams of the open road with long weekend rides and carefree days. Or maybe motorbikes have been your cheap, quick and versatile commute to and from work. Regardless of how or why you use your motorbike, there is one thing you need to know about your ride – it’s probably damaging your hearing, if…

What Are The Top Causes of Hearing Aid Damage?

Keeping your hearing aids working well is a top priority when you’re dependent on them to communicate with loved ones, participate in activities you enjoy and generally assist you in your daily routine. Although hearing aids are designed to be quite durable, they’re still electronics instruments that can be damaged by things like dirt, moisture,…

Celebrities Suffering From Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects over 360 million people worldwide, and left untreated it can be an incredibly isolating experience. Fear not, you’re not alone, even the rich and famous live with hearing loss. Read on for a list of celebrities who live with or have experienced hearing loss. Rob Lowe Actor Rob Lowe has been completely…

Sounds That Have Become Extinct

Do you remember the Pacman theme tune? Or the SHHHHHCRRRRRGHHHH! of a dial-up modem? These sounds of the past have now become extinct. Did you know there’s an online museum devoted to the preservation of these nostalgic sounds? It’s fascinating to look at the evolution of some sounds, from the start of their lives to…

Animals With The Best Hearing: Top 10

Our ability to hear is something we use every day. We use it to evade danger, talk to loved ones, and ask our new puppy if they chewed our work shoes. The average hearing range for a human is between 20Hz to 20 kHz and uses three muscles to aid the hearing process, but where…

Is 50 Too Young to Get My Hearing Checked?

It’s true that your risk of experiencing hearing loss increases as you get older. In fact, approximately 1 in 3 people over the age of 50 suffer from hearing loss and that number rises to 1 in 2 after the age of 60. But if you’re reading this thinking, ‘I’m too young to worry about…

Can You Wear Hearing Aids With Glasses?

Modern technology has made it possible to easily, and stylishly, wear both your glasses and hearing aids at the same time! Manufacturers are always designing hearing aids with enhanced technology and more discreet and sleek designers to better suit your everyday needs. In the past most hearing devices that sat behind the ear were large…

3 Easy Ways To Care For Your Hearing Aids

Your hearing aids are vital to your daily hearing. They allow you to hear the world around you, which helps you lead a healthy and happy life. Because they’re so crucial for your day to day life, it’s important to know how you can clean and care for your hearing aids so they continue to…

8 Hearing Aid Tips for Hospital Stays

Checking into the hospital can be a stressful, and your hearing aids shouldn’t add to that stress. We’ve listed our top 8 tips below to help you protect your hearing aids and keep you hearing your best during a hospital stay. Use A Hearing Aid Case: Your hearing aid case will be your best defence…

Hearing Your Best On The Go

Going on a holiday or planning a big day out with the family? Regardless of your plans, you depend on your hearing aids to keep you connected with your friends and family. We’ve compiled four of our favourite ways to maximise your hearing while you’re on the go! Protect Your Hearing Aids If you’re out…

Why Review Appointments are so Important

At Hearing Sense we are all about finding the best hearing solution for you, which is why we offer a 30 day trial on all hearing aids. During this trial, we will generally see you for two review appointments. The journey to better hearing is just that, a journey! Which is why your first and…

New Hearing Aid Features

Hearing aid technology has come a long way in the last several years. No longer are they large and bulky devices that make unpleasant noises whenever you go near them. Now most hearing aids are incredibly small and discreet, and are able to be fine-tuned to your hearing needs better than ever before. But did…

The Barn Owls Hearing

When you look at the big eyes and fluffy feathers of a barn owl, it can be hard to believe that this bird is an incredibly accomplished hunter. But thanks in part to its phenomenal hearing that’s exactly what it is. A barn owl’s hearing allows it to catch a tasty treat even on the…

We’re All Ears for Men’s Health Week

It’s Men’s Health Awareness Week this week and there’s no better time to talk about hearing loss and how we can help you or someone you know! Workers in construction, mining, defence and manufacturing are the most susceptible to hearing loss and with 1 in 6 Australian’s experiencing hearing loss, it comes as no surprise…

Why People Hide Their Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is often very treatable, and at Hearing Sense we treat a wide range of people with a wide range of hearing loss. An individual’s hearing loss can be as unique as their fingerprint. But, even if someone is suffering with the symptoms of hearing loss, many people avoid getting help due to lack…

Hearing Aids and Smart Phones: A Match Made in Heaven

Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever! One of the greatest advances in hearing aid technology is the ability to pair them to a variety of smartphones, including Apple iPhones and several Android handsets. The connection between smartphones and hearing aids brings a long list of incredible benefits. At Hearing Sense, we see this…

How Hearing Loss Can Ruin Your Retirement

For many Australians, retirement is the main thing they look forward to as they age. We work hard our entire lives so it’s natural to want time to relax, spend time with loved ones, and be social without worrying about the constraints of the 9-5 workweek. But, one thing most people don’t think about as…

The History of Hearing Aids

It is said that time marches on and one thing is certain: hearing loss marches right along with it. The recorded history of hearing loss goes back hundreds of years and attempts to correct hearing loss have been in existence since the very first person to cup their hand behind their ear. The good news is hearing aids and…

Why People Hide Their Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is often very treatable, and at Hearing Sense we treat a wide range of people with a wide range of hearing loss. An individual’s hearing loss can be as unique as their fingerprint. But, even if someone is suffering with the symptoms of hearing loss, many people avoid getting help due to lack…

How to Safely Clean Your Ears

BLOG: How to Safely Clean Your Ears   Everyone with ears knows that wax can be annoying. Ear wax is natural. But a build-up of wax in the ear canal can affect hearing and make life miserable. Lots of us experience excessive ear wax at some point – a condition called cerumen impaction. Wax removal…

Speech and Hearing Loss

Communication, it’s a part of everyday life. From ordering a coffee in the morning at your favourite café to talking with your family over dinner, it’s something most of us take for granted. Our ability to communicate with other people is heavily dependent on our ability to understand speech, which is one of the most complex sounds…

New Hearing Aid Features

Hearing aid technology has come a long way in the last several years. No longer are they large and bulky devices that make unpleasant noises whenever you go near them. Now, most hearing aids are incredibly small and discreet, and are able to be fine-tuned to your hearing needs better than ever before. But did…

Hearing Loss – It Impacts People of All Ages

When it comes to hearing loss many people think it is something that only affects the elderly. In reality, though many younger individuals suffer from hearing loss, because of the stigma around it they may be reluctant to address it. Why is it important that all of us, regardless of age, check our hearing? And…

Advancements in Hearing Aid Technology in 2021

Hearing aids, like everything else, are advancing in leaps and bounds. This is helped along by the fact that a hearing aid is basically a computer dedicated to processing sound. Some modern hearing aids can process sound at over a billion operations per second! All this power is dedicated to cleaning up sound in a…

Anxiety and Hearing Loss

Unfortunately, almost all of us have experienced anxiety at some point in our life. But for someone who has a hearing loss, feelings of anxiety can become a daily occurrence. Why can hearing loss can lead to feelings of anxiety, and what can be done to help? Why Hearing Loss can make us Anxious When…

New Hearing Aids for the New Year

Each New Year, many of us try to focus on ways we can improve ourselves, or “upgrade” our lives in some way. If you’re like us, you’ve tried the New Year’s resolutions that revolve around eating better and exercising more. While these are great … why not try something different this year and upgrade your hearing…

The Best Sounds of Summer

Whether it’s the soft chirping of crickets at night, the gentle lapping of the waves on the shore, or the rhythmic drone of cicadas and the boisterous play of kids splashing about in the backyard pool during the sweltering heat of the day, the sounds of summer are unmistakable. That is unless you can’t hear…

Say Hello to the New Year with New Hearing

As we say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021 we have found ourselves reflecting on the year past. 2020 has been an emotional rollercoaster ride, and now more than ever people everywhere need human connection. Staying connected to family and friends has never felt more important than it has in 2020, and now in…