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World Diabetes Day

Understanding Diabetes-Related Hearing Loss Diabetes, especially type 2, has continuously increased in South Africa throughout the years, with an estimated 4.6 million people recorded living with the illness in 2021. With World Diabetes Day on the 14th of November, as audiologists, it’s imperative to help you understand that diabetes can have a significant impact on …

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World Deaf Day

World Deaf Day World Deaf Day on September the 24th is an important date to acknowledge the accomplishments, courage and cultural significance of the global Deaf community. It’s also a day to honour the pivotal role that audiologists assume in championing the Deaf population. Tailored hearing assessmentsAudiologists hold a vital position in the evaluation of …

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The Fascinating Connection Between Senses In the world of audiology, we often encounter unique and intriguing phenomena related to the human perception of sound. One such phenomenon is synesthesia, a neurological condition that creates a fascinating intermingling of the senses. In this blog post, we will explore synesthesia and its connection to auditory experiences, shedding …

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Pay Less Tax

Want to know how? That’s right – simply by filling in a SARS form and having it endorsed by a registered medical practitioner, you can claim back some of your out-of-pocket medical expenses. Claim on behalf of yourself, your spouse or a dependent. You simply have to prove your diagnosis of disability – that is, …

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All about vertigo!

Vertigo is a symptom characterized by a spinning or whirling sensation, often accompanied by dizziness and imbalance. While the underlying causes of vertigo can vary, certain types of vertigo, such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), can be effectively managed and improved by an audiologist. Causes of Vertigo Vertigo is often caused by a problem …

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World Hearing Day

This year’s focus is “Ear and Hearing Care For All” – providing adequate hearing tests and support for people who can not afford the treatments others take for granted. People who are deaf or hard of hearing find it overwhelming when it comes to interacting with others. They may struggle academically and professionally, they may …

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