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3
Sep
2021

Have you ever felt like you’re missing out connecting virtually?

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How we interact and communicate has changed dramatically and it highlights how important your hearing is to keep connected with family and friends. Listen to how improved hearing can have such an impact on one person. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/starkey-australia_hearbetterlivebetter-activity-6834297712058490880-iQw2

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9
Oct
2020

Treat your hearing loss to stay mentally healthy

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October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It’s a day for global mental health education and awareness. We know that one in five Australians are impacted by mental illness – among these people are our family, friends and colleagues. Sadly, many of those affected by poor mental health report a lack of understanding and stigma…

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14
Aug
2020

What other medical conditions are associated with hearing loss?

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Hearing loss is a co-morbity (a co-occurrence of one or more disorders). The six major other medical conditions associated with hearing loss are social isolation and loneliness, depression, balance problems and falls, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and dementia. Additionally, beyond the conditions noted above, there are other comorbidities linked to hearing loss, including but not limited…

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22
Jul
2020

Hearing loss tips: Communicating with people wearing a mask

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COVID-19 has changed many elements of our daily lives. As lock-down restrictions change across the country, new norms are being introduced. These are intended to help stem the spread of the virus and keep us safe. Two measures most of us are familiar with are social distancing and wearing a face mask. This makes it…

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1
Jul
2020

Be one of the first in Australia to experience the latest revolutionary advance in hearing technology

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With Livio Edge AI, the power of artificial intelligence is at your fingertips, giving you the next-generation sound performance in the most challenging listening environments. Choose from a standard rechargeable style — or the world’s first custom rechargeable hearing aid — and give yourself the edge you deserve! Call us now on 1300 855 271…

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15
Apr
2020

ihear offering Free Hearing Services

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To help service our patients and patients of other hearing care providers who may be closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are offering free hearing services Australia-wide. Free hearing checks. Our clinics are open, clean and safe environments. Please call in advance to make an appointment as we have social distancing measures inside our clinics….

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17
Mar
2020

Update news: COVID-19 and ihear

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Our priority, as always, is the safety and care of our clients and staff. At this moment in time, all our clinics are open and we have taken extra measures to sanitise and increase hygiene procedures to create a safe environment. We are here to support you so if you have any concerns, please contact…

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7
Jan
2020

Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Hearing Care Follow-Up Appointments

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Like your car, teeth, and even your financial portfolio, your hearing aids and hearing health can benefit from routine care and maintenance. After a hearing aid fitting, your hearing healthcare professional will likely recommend follow-up appointments. These routine visits offer great opportunities to ask your hearing professional questions, have maintenance performed on your hearing aids,…

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11
Dec
2019

How long should my hearing aid last?

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If you’re reading this because you’ve made a hearing aid purchase, congratulations on making such a sound investment in your health! Now, there are a few things you’ll need to do to make sure your hearing aids will go the distance, and that you’ll get the maximum lifespan out of them. Generally, you can expect…

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27
Nov
2019

12 Reasons To Schedule A Free Hearing Check

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Hearing loss happens, with 1 in 6 Australians is affected by hearing loss. Making it the 3rd most common condition affecting older Australians. Fortunately, hearing loss is very treatable and more successful when started early. If you suspect you have hearing loss, why not find out for sure? Hearing tests are painless. They are quick…

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18
Sep
2019

The importance of frequent hearing check-ups

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If this appointment isn’t in your diary, it should be. Just as a car needs regular services to avoid expensive and unexpected trips to the mechanic, a proactive approach with our health is the key to avoiding nasty surprises! You might already schedule annual trips to your GP, dentist and optometrist, but have you considered…

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9
Sep
2019

Do you have diabetes? Put your hearing health to the test

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We know that type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, at epidemic proportions. More than 1.7 million Australians have diabetes, while 280 new cases are diagnosed every day. For us at ihear, many of the people we see in our clinics each day have diabetes. That’s why we’re driven to learn…

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31
Jul
2019

Adjusting to life with Meniere’s disease

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Have you, or has a loved one, been diagnosed with Meniere’s disease? It can be an overwhelming time, especially for the newly-diagnosed, but with the right healthcare partners and treatments, life can still be really good!  The key is to learn as much as you can about your condition and know how to access the…

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30
Jul
2019

Five reasons you shouldn’t delay that hearing test

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Hearing loss is nothing to be embarrassed about. After all, you’re in good company, with one in six Australians living with some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss can affect anyone at any age. It’s not just the domain of the elderly, as many believe. If you recognise any of these signs and symptoms in yourself…

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30
May
2019

The link between your hearing and overall health

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With one in three people over 60 struggling to hear their best, it’s clear that hearing loss is a pervasive issue. More alarming is the negative impact of untreated hearing loss on a person’s quality of life. The consequences of ignoring hearing loss can range from simply missing out on special moments and conversations to increasing risk…

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26
Apr
2019

Noise annoyance is more than just annoying

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Our increasingly louder world doesn’t just affect our hearing. Studies have also shown that “noise annoyance” can cause stress, anger, and disturbed sleep, all of which can permanently impair our physical health and mental well-being. One study — by the Department of Cardiology at the Mainz University Medical Center — confirmed that noise annoyance increases…

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12
Mar
2019

These common hearing aid myths could be holding you back

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The concept of ‘fake news’ has defined the year 2017 so far, while the rise and rise of social media provides a platform for anyone with an internet connection to have their say. How do you wade through the piles of information and opinions to sort what’s fact from what’s fiction? Especially when it comes…

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