Category Archives: Hearing Information

Helping You Hear is our Privilege

To help people hear and communicate is an incredible privilege. The one thing we notice at Living Sounds is that people are reluctant to get their hearing tested because of fear that there may in fact be a hearing loss, …

Visit Cindy Gordon of CHHA-Edmonton (Canadian Hard of Hearing – Edmonton Branch)

At Living Sounds Hearing Centre, we strive to meet and exceed your needs. As you may well know, we offer a full range of audiological testing, hearing aids, assistive listening devices, and custom ear protection. But — in spite of …

Custom Earphones vs. Generic Earbuds

Generic earbuds have certainly improved over the years, but they are still primarily a one size fits all type of thing that may not work with all ear shapes. Depending on the shape of your ear, earbuds can be uncomfortable, …

Simple Hearing Aid Maintenance Tips and Tricks

It is recommended that you visit your hearing health care professional about once every six months to have your hearing aids professionally cleaned. But what can you do in between your visits to the clinic to keep your hearing aids …

How to Hear the 5 Types of Troublesome Talkers

Are you used to turning your hearing aids up to full blast but still find yourself unable to follow what a person is saying? It can be very hard to communicate, particularly with people who have developed undesirable speaking habits. …

February is Heart Month!

February is known for Valentine’s Day, and as such, it has also become a month for awareness of heart health. Did you know that studies have shown cardiovascular damage is linked to hearing loss? Researchers indicate that a lack of …

Sweet Dreams: Custom Sleeper Molds for Improved Sleep

The importance of sleep can’t be debated. Sleep is imperative for so many reasons; to restore and rejuvenate the body, to grow muscle and to repair tissue, and even to synthesize hormones. In addition to the many physiological benefits, there …

Hearing Aid Insurance Just Makes Sense

You most likely have health insurance, life insurance, car insurance, and maybe even phone insurance, so it just makes sense to look into insurance for your hearing aids as well. These tiny devices are essential to your everyday health and …

Why do my ears itch?

Clients often mention that they have itchy ear canals. This is fairly common and there are a number of soothing ear drops you can use to remedy the itch, but different causes will each require a specific treatment. Read on …

The Future of Hearing Aid Technology

Continuous improvements and innovations are being made in the area of hearing aid technology. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent each year on research and development so that patients can connect with the world around them through sound. With …