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The connection between hearing loss and dementia.

Are hearing loss and dementia connected?

For as long as we can remember, hearing loss was a troublesome but inconsequential part of growing older. Then in 2013, an otologist and epidemiologist named Frank Lin, working at John Hopkins University in the United States performed a ground-breaking study. He discovered that despite then-current medical beliefs, there was a direct correlation between hearing …

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Signia Styletto X

New technology – Signia Styletto X

Attractive Design. The Sleek design fits comfortably behind your ears, definitely if you are wearing glasses as well. The design reminds most clients of Earpods; they don’t resemble hearing devices. The sleek design, the trendy colours, the cool metal look — it‘s something to be seen! A new design and colours, Signia has introduced a …

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Every Sound Tells A Story

Every Sound Tells A Story

Sound is a precious gift. It enables us to communicate quickly over long distances, helps keep us safe in our daily lives. Enhances the cinema and listening to a sad song can make us cry like a baby. There is nothing else in the human experience that has as profound an effect on our lives …

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Tinnitus, there is help out there.

Can anyone hear that besides me? That is a question 15 to 20 percent of Australians ask themselves every day. According to Better Health Australia this is the estimated number of people suffering from some degree of Tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? The simple answer to this question is that Tinnitus is when you hear sounds …

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Living alone

Hearing loss and living alone.

Hearing aids will improve your daily quality of life. There are times though, like when sleeping, showering or just puttering around at home when you might not have your assistive hearing devices. If you are surrounded by others with normal hearing you should be fine. For those who are living alone, there can be challenges.  …

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15 years Falls of Sound

15 Years Falls of Sound.

They say that time flies when you’re having fun. Here at ‘Falls of Sound Hearing Solutions’, we believe it must be true. To be honest, it came as a bit of a shock to realize that we were less than a month away from our 15th anniversary. It seems that it was just moments ago …

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Nick Parkyn

Farewell Nick

  In life whether it is personal or business there are bittersweet moments. On November 30th the team here at ‘Falls of Sound’ will experience one such event. The audiologist at our Indooroopilly hearing clinic, Nick Parkyn, will be leaving us to move on to greener pastures. Nick first came to work with us in …

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bluetooth hearing aid

Why Your Bluetooth Hearing Aid isn’t Working and How to Fix It.

There is no doubt that Bluetooth hearing aids have opened the door to a world of possibilities. They make it possible to stream music, television audio and even theatre events directly into your hearing aids. They put near-total control of your listening experience in the palm of your hand. They connect you directly to the …

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Lyric By Phonak

Lyric by Phonak, How Special is it?

Why One of the main reasons that many people are reluctant to get hearing aids is vanity. It is just human nature to care about how we look and to fear being stigmatised. Now, sufferers of mild to moderately-severe hearing loss need not worry. The Lyric by Phonak delivers near natural hearing in a package …

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Two Hearing Aids

Why You Need Two Hearing Aids?

There are cases of people only suffering hearing loss in one ear. This is not the norm, though. Most hearing issues arise from natural aging and exposure to loud noises. These usually result in a bilateral hearing loss. That is you have problems hearing in both ears. In these cases, it is most often advised …

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