Hearing Loss and Depression

A lot of us think of hearing loss as a purely sensory deficit but, like any chronic health condition, it can have a serious impact on our mental health. In fact, the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders found that the rate of depression in the hearing impaired is approximately 11%, compared to…

Rechargeable Hearing Aid Benefits - Hearing Sense Adelaide

The Benefits of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Say goodbye to changing batteries forever! This blog covers rechargeable hearing aid benefits. It also includes a clip from our Director and Senior Specialist, Kelly. Kelly talks about Oticon’s latest Opn hearing aid and what it does! Rechargeable hearing aids have have taken the audiology market by storm. Leading manufacturers like Unitron, Phonak, Starkey, Oticon and Signia have developed…

Travelling with Hearing Aids - Hearing Sense Adelaide

Tips for Travelling with Hearing Aids

Travelling overseas can sometimes be nerve-wracking – particularly if you suffer from hearing loss. But this doesn’t mean you have to strain or miss out on conversation. With the right hearing aid preparation and protection you’ll be able to enjoy every bit of your trip. We’ve pulled together top tips to help you prepare, protect…

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The Hearing Process

The hearing process is quite remarkable. The ear is made up of thousands of hairs, nerves and cells. It picks up sound waves and sends them to your brain to process almost instantly… What is a sound wave? A sound wave is a wave of compression where sound is carried. It’s a movement of energy that…