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Can You Hear The Silent GIF?

By Bay Audio | May 22nd, 2019

It’s back, another mind-boggling sensation that has the internet divided. From Laurel VS Yanny to the 2015 saga of the White & Gold Dress, we introduce to you ‘’The Silent GIF With Sound’’ Can you hear the silent gif? Seems my old Pylons gif is doing the rounds with my name chopped off it. Please […]

Improving Room Acoustics for Hearing Loss

By Bay Audio | November 12th, 2018

Good acoustics and reduced background noise make all the difference to how easily and comfortably you can hear. When we talk about acoustics, we are talking about the qualities that determine how a room or other enclosed space reflects sound waves. ‘Good acoustics’ means that the space is reflecting sound waves in a way that […]

Five Tips on dining out with hearing loss

By Bay Audio | November 9th, 2018

Does it seem that over the year’s restaurants have been getting louder and louder? In our recent survey 72% of our respondents said they feel the background noise has gotten louder in restaurants and cafes, over the past 5 years. Having a conversation in a noisy restaurant can be difficult at the best of times, […]

The Effect of Hearing Aids on Cognitive Decline and Depressive Symptoms

By Bay Audio | September 18th, 2018

Hearing decline can have a drastic effect on the lives of those who suffer from it. Beyond not being able to interact with the world around us as you’ve always done; unable to hear traffic, conversation or music, a decline in hearing has also been linked to cognitive decline and symptoms of depression and other […]

Giving the Gift of Hearing this Father’s Day

By Bay Audio | August 29th, 2018

When you ask your dad what he wants for Father’s Day, the common refrain comes, “Your presence is present enough for me!” and while this is a lovely sentiment, it makes gift giving a little difficult. As our parents age, their hearing almost inevitably diminishes, but this doesn’t have to mean a breakdown in communication. […]

Communicating Effectively With Those Who Have Significant Hearing Impairment

By Bay Audio | August 9th, 2018

  Communication with a loved one, friend or a stranger with a hearing impairment can seem a little daunting if their hearing loss is significant, but this doesn’t need to be the case. In order to ensure both you and the person you’re talking to have a successful and enjoyable interaction, there are numerous strategies […]

Is there a correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline?

By Bay Audio | June 25th, 2018

Recent studies suggest yes, that as our brain naturally shrinks with age, those with hearing loss appear to experience brain shrinkage much more quickly than individuals without hearing loss. The study, conducted by Johns Hopkins’ researchers, examined 126 participants over 10 years with yearly Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI’s) to track brain activity, physicals and hearing […]

Laurel VS Yanny – The new audio craze.

By Bay Audio | May 18th, 2018

Earlier this week, the internet was sent on a frenzy due to a computer generated voice recording, which can be heard saying either Laurel or Yanny. With people hearing two different words, a lot of discussion has come about on what the audio is actually saying.   Yanny or Laurel Explanation With the debate taking […]

Tips for managing your hearing loss this Christmas

By Bay Audio | November 22nd, 2017

Christmas is for spending time with loved ones and spreading good cheer. But for those with hearing loss who struggle to understand group conversations, large gatherings can be daunting and isolating. This sense of isolation is very common, especially around the festive season. With one in six people in Australia now affected by hearing loss, […]

Advice from an audiologist during Hearing Awareness Week

By Bay Audio | August 15th, 2017

Hearing loss is a surprisingly common condition; affecting around one in six Australian’s, and with an ageing population that is projected to increase to one in four Australian’s by 2050*. Along with old age, other causes of hearing loss include exposure to excessive loud noise and accidents. Hearing Awareness Week (20th to the 26th August […]

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