Hearing Health Guide

Your hearing health is an important part of your life. It is beneficial to know information on hearing loss, tinnitus, and how hearing works so you can be informed. 

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common and fastest growing chronic conditions in Canada. It is most common among seniors, but in total around 25% of Canadians are currently experiencing some levels of hearing loss. 

Read below to find out more information on hearing loss.

Hearing Loss Causes

There are many potential causes of hearing loss that can increase your likelihood of developing it though some hearing loss can be prevented. This guide on the causes of hearing loss will help you learn potential issues so you can better protect your hearing.

Hearing Loss Symptoms

Hearing loss often comes in a slow and gradual decline. As a result, it can be difficult to notice the signs of hearing loss until years after it has already begun. That is why it is important to know the common symptoms of hearing loss, so you can spot it as soon as possible.

Hearing Loss Treatments

When you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, there will be different treatment options that may help. When you come to an appointment at our clinics, your hearing healthcare provider will outline the best available treatments for your needs.

Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is something that can affect people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. There are different types of hearing loss that are characterized by the underlying cause. Each type will also present different symptoms, and require different treatments.


Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom arising from a range of underlying causes. Tinnitus is often described as ringing in the ears, buzzing or humming noises but it can be experienced differently from person to person.

Read below to find out more information on tinnitus.

Tinnitus Causes

Tinnitus is not always a permanent issue, and treating the underlying causes can remove or at least reduce the symptoms. Knowing the common causes of tinnitus can help you protect your hearing and avoid developing tinnitus.

Tinnitus Symptoms

The important thing is seeking help as soon as you notice the symptoms. The earlier you can have an underlying cause treated, the less likely it will wind up a permanent issue. Here are all of the signs and symptoms of tinnitus you should know.

Tinnitus Treatments

Tinnitus is a hearing disorder that may not seem like a major health issue, but it does have an impact on your life. Depending on the type or cause of tinnitus you have, there are different treatments available to help your needs.

Types of Tinnitus

If you think you have tinnitus, it is important to know what the type is. There are a few different kinds relating to the underlying cause, which affects how it can be treated. Read on to see our full guide on the different types of tinnitus.

Hearing Health

Read below to find out more information on the relation between hearing loss and different conditions as well as how hearing works.

Hearing Loss & COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is being increasingly linked to causing long-term, lingering health issues in the heart, lungs, and blood. When it comes to your hearing, there is growing evidence that suggests it may be linked to hearing loss and tinnitus.

Hearing Loss & Dementia

New research has found a link between hearing loss and your cognitive abilities, including your memory, mental health, and more. That is why it is important for your overall well being to have hearing loss treated as soon as possible. 

Hearing Loss & Diabetes

Hearing loss can happen for many reasons. One risk factor that is starting to get increasing attention is the link between diabetes and hearing loss. Here is our complete guide to explain how diabetes can increase the risks of hearing loss.

How Hearing Works

Hearing is the process of sound traveling through the outer, middle and inner ear and then interpreted by the brain. In this guide you can learn more about hearing, from how sound is received in our ears and how hearing is processed in the brain.

Request an Appointment

Are you looking to speak with a hearing care professional about hearing loss or tinnitus. Click below to select our clinic nearest to your postal code. There are over 80 HearCANADA locations across Canada. You can request an appointment at HearCANADA at any time.

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