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17
SEP
2018

Hanneke’s Favourite Sounds

By Hanneke Rabe The cheerful banging of piano keys at the beginning of Journey’s “Don’t stop believing” setting the scene of a new beginning and adventures to come. Axl Rose’s iconic screech from Guns and Roses’ “Sweet child O’ Mine” painting a picture of his girl’s eyes like the...
10
SEP
2018

My Life With Sound

By Anne Budden When I am not in the office at NB-Hearing you will find me on a mountain either hiking or mountain biking. Exercise and getting out in nature is my daily dose of serotonin. It is in nature where I experience most of my favourite sounds. Sounds of birds, waterfalls,...
03
SEP
2018

Love, Through My Ears

By Natalie Buttress When I hear George Benson’s “Give me the Night”, I am instantly in a night journey home, in the back seat of my dad’s car, with the windows open and the wind snapping my hair across my face. I am 9 years old. I am sun-kissed and tired after a weekend of skiing...
22
AUG
2018

Does your tinnitus keep you up at night?

By Carien de Jager Sleep can be affected by tinnitus. Research supports this link extensively, and it can be reciprocal – where the ringing, buzzing, hissing or clicking in the head and ears may keep people awake, OR; where the lack of sleep and consequent fatigue can...
13
AUG
2018

The Message of Tinnitus

By Natalie Buttress My patients tell me: The worst message I heard about my tinnitus is: “You can’t do anything about it.” Sadly, it is the most common message that medical professionals give patients with tinnitus. Even more so, because it is not entirely true. Did  you...
11
JUL
2018

We all know someone…

By Hanneke Rabé Can you think about someone in your life who has difficulty hearing?  I am sure a name (if not a few) pops up in your mind – which is no surprise considering that the World Health Organisation estimates a global number of people with hearing loss to be...
10
JUL
2018

Why didn’t I do this sooner?

By Anne Caine-Budden In 2016 worldwide, there were 360 Million people living with hearing loss and that has risen to an estimated 466 million in 2018. That is a lot of people! Why are people living with hearing loss? What causes hearing loss and why are people not seeking...
09
MAR
2018

Favourite Reactions to Hearing Aids

Our Audiologists Hanneke Rabe and Anne Caine, write about one of their patients who loves her hearing aids She needed an UPGRADE and it changed her listening experience! Our patient was previously fitted with completely-in-the-canal hearing aids (CICs). Her hearing had changed...
04
FEB
2018

Relationships: A Mom and An Audiologist Team-Up

I doubt that anyone, in their preparation for pregnancy for their baby during pregnancy, ever focussed on how they will cultivate relationships with some of the people that they may need to interact with as their child grow and develop. I for one never thought further than...
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