hearing loss

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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TV Streaming Happiness

True story TV streaming happiness.

“ I must admit I was very sceptical when Katia suggested the TV Streamer to connect the TV with my hearing aids”. “But hearing the TV directly to my hearing aids, not having to read the subtitles AND be able to have a conversation at the same time is quite amazing!” Mary, not her real …

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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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Kids Hearing Loss

Helping Kids Cope with Hearing Loss.

One of the hardest jobs in the world is being a parent. Being responsible for a tiny person’s mental, physical and emotional well being and development is a joyous burden. If you are the parent of a hearing-impaired child the joys are in no way diminished. That isn’t to say though that it doesn’t present …

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Diet affect Your Hearing

Can Your Diet Affect Your Hearing?

The answer to the above question is a resounding yes. Your diet can certainly impact your hearing. While being overweight has been found to be detrimental to your hearing, the connection between hearing and nutrition goes much deeper. Eating foods rich in the proper vitamins and minerals is a great way to minimize your hearing …

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loss hearing

Why Do We Lose Our Hearing?

There are many possible reasons why people develop hearing loss. Environmental noise is a major contributor. Some loss of hearing is a natural part of growing older and some medications and medical problems can also be contributing factors to hearing issues. Induced hearing loss Induced hearing loss can be the result of exposure to sustained …

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Hollywood

Major Hollywood Movie Spotlights Tinnitus and Hearing Loss.

“Baby Driver” a recently released Hollywood thriller is a landmark film for the hearing impaired. It has been an uncommon event for movies to portray characters with hearing issues as part of popular culture. Rarer still, has it happened that actual hearing impaired actors were used to depict these parts. The Movie Edgar Wright, director …

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exostosis

Surfer’s Ear in Winter?

Surfer’s Ear or Exostosis, as it is technically referred to, is a very misunderstood condition. It gets its common name from the fact that surfers are the group that is most often affected by it. Because of that, most people assume that it is caused by summer time activities but that is far from the …

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