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Signia Hearing Aids are among the most popular and highly rated Hearing Aids in Kochi. This is because technologically these devices are way ahead of the competition. Since Diva Hearing Specialists believe in only offering the best services to our patients we are the sole dealer of Signa./Siemens hearing devices in Kochi. In order to better support our patients, we also have opened centres in locations like Aluva, Panamplly Nagar and two locations in Trivandrum  

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Diva Hearing Aid Specialists is a leading hearing aid clinic in Kochi. Through years of experience in aiding hearing-impaired patients, we know that it can be difficult and confusing especially for a first-time hearing-aid device user to determine which is the right device for them. This is why our chief audiologist Mrs Sabitha Nair ensures that she spends her time counselling each and every patient on the merits and demerits of every type of hearing aid. At Diva Hearing Aid Specialists we suggest options that are specific to you and your lifestyle. This is because there are significant diffe  

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In our endeavour to become the Best Sound Centre in Aluva, we have hired and employed the best audiologists in the business. As an audiologist herself, Mrs Sabitha Nair has been the leading the organization into newer heights since 2008. If you are looking for expert care for your ears there are a few things you might need to consider. 1) Do you know how to find an audiologist to test your hearing or help you choose a hearing aid? If you are not sure, worry not, Diva Hearing Specialists is here to help you. 2) Dont just come and see an audiologist for hearing problems that may have been tri  

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As Diva hearing aid Specialists we belive that Motion is an undeniable part of your daily life. You have to carry all the conversations with you as you travel. But for those affected with hearing loss, this could be a big challenge. With the revolutionary Pure Charge&Go X hearing aids from Signia, which are sold in our stores in Aluva, Panampally Nagar and Trivandrum you can move to your hearts content and hear everything and everyone important to you in crystal-clear sound quality. Wherever you go. For more details about our products, please visit Click Here  

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As Diva hearing aid Specialists we belive that Motion is an undeniable part of your daily life. You have to carry all the conversations with you as you travel. But for those affected with hearing loss, this could be a big challenge. With the revolutionary Pure Charge&Go X hearing aids from Signia, which are sold in our stores in Aluva, Panampally Nagar and Trivandrum you can move to your hearts content and hear everything and everyone important to you in crystal-clear sound quality. Wherever you go. For more details about our products, please visit Click Here  

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Diva Hearing is the leading dealer of Hearing Aids in Kochi. Since we opened our doors in 2008, we have helped more than 1200 customers with their hearing and speech-related problems in Kerala. Having branches in Aluva, Panampally Nagar in Ernakulam, Kumarapuram & Vazhuthacaud in Thiruvananthapuram We are all about hearing loss, hearing aids, hearing health and personal hearing journeys. Our hearing plays an important role in how we relate to our surroundings. It facilitates the forming of relationships and opens up a wealth of sensory experiences. It is also very complex and extremely sensit  

2019-12-22  Read More

Diva Hearing Specialists is one of the Leading hearing aid centres in Ernakulam. Since our inception in 2008 and over 1200 customers later we have cemented our place in Kerala as the most professional hearing aid centre in Kerala. We deal exclusively with Siemens Hearing Aids, especially Signia hearing aids. Signia hearing aids technology features the latest in wireless connectivity teachers ability has rechargeable batteries and is suitable for hearing loss levels ranging from very mild to severe and extreme. For more details, call 99618 22888, email divahearing@gmail.com or visit us at htt  

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If you are looking for the best Hearing Aids Centre in Kochi, then you have come to the right place! Diva has been at the forefront of hearing care since 2008. Most of our customers are patients who have hearing problems or hearing-related issues for themselves or their parents. The main reason for the success of Diva is that we dont see ourselves just as another reseller of hearing aid devices. We go beyond that and help our customers choose the right device which will fit their lifestyle and budget. No wonder we have more than 7000 Patient visits since we started almost 10 years ago. Visit  

2019-11-30  Read More

In our experience, most of our patients prefer using Signia as they trust the brand completely. If you are looking for Signia hearing aids in Kochi then you can visit our best sound centres in Aluva or Panampilly Nagar. Experiencing hearing loss can be difficult, but thanks to modern advances in technology hearing aids have become much easier to use than before. They offer the newest technologies to make them more compatible with daily life. The Signia brand has several options with potentially exciting features such as Bluetooth and control apps that allow users to connect with technology eve  

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For most newcomers been hearing aid is an expensive as well as an incredibly technical matter. This is why we at Diva Hearing Specialists are focused clearly on helping our patients with a matter of choice. Signia hearing aids are one of the most popular ones among all the hearing aid companies especially the model called Signia Silk. Unlike the genetic instance and amplifiers that you have probably seen TV ads silk 7NX is the real deal. Released by Siemens on April 9, 2018, it falls under Signia's premium technology family.  

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Navigating Relationships with Hearing Loss – Diva Hearing Specialists

Navigating Relationships with Hearing Loss

by in Hearing Blogs August 17, 2019

We spend a lot of time among other people. Our friends and family are a source of happiness and companionship, but hearing loss can put a strain on these relationships. However, there are ways to overcome these challenges and become closer to your loved ones because of them.

The Effects of Hearing Loss on Relationships

The impact of hearing loss on family members and romantic partners is a widely-discussed topic. Hearing loss might lead to rifts in people’s relationships, especially if their loved ones don’t understand their struggle. This leads to many hard-of-hearing people feeling isolated and alone. If you have family members that act insensitively towards your hearing loss, the first step to mending these rifts is not to change yourself but change their outlook. Offer them information on hearing loss, and try to discuss ways that they can improve.

If they act frustrated when you ask them to repeat themselves, explain how this doesn’t help the situation. You want to understand what they’re saying, but it can be difficult to make out their words. If they frequently arrange visits to loud restaurants, ask that they make accommodations for you when they can. This might mean switching venues or finding seating in a quieter area of the restaurant. Don’t feel bad about standing up for yourself and making efforts to improve your experience.

If you are living with someone with hearing loss, particularly a spouse, there are ways that you can improve your relationship on both sides.

Living with a Spouse with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and marriage sometimes result in conflict, especially if the hearing loss is left undiagnosed or untreated. If you have a partner with hearing loss, you might feel frustrated by certain aspects of the experience. They might listen to things too loudly, not respond when you call them, or deny that they have hearing loss entirely. Hearing loss can also lead people to be irritable or frustrated by their lack of hearing. However, none of these things are being done to spite you. It’s important to remember that their hearing issues affect them more than they impact you, and you should try to be understanding.

If you find yourself getting fed up with some aspect of their hearing loss, try to find a solution that benefits both of you.

  • If they keep missing calls, turn up the volume on their phone and add the vibration function.
  • If they are comfortable being touched, try touching them to get their attention instead of talking or yelling at them.
  • For many people with hearing loss, they don’t notice/understand the other person until they’re looking at them.
  • If you feel frustrated by a lack of understanding, try to speak clearly and look into other forms of communication.

For those living with undiagnosed partners, bring up the hearing loss with them privately. Discuss the symptoms you noticed, and how they might benefit from seeking treatment. If you think they might benefit from hearing aids, ask them to consider getting fitted. Don’t put them on-the-spot or confront them about their hearing loss in public. In the end, it’s their decision to do something about their hearing loss, but you can encourage them in a positive way.

Recognizing Hearing Loss Symptoms

Dealing with hearing loss can be difficult, but it can be particularly hard if you don’t know that you have it. The symptoms of hearing loss can be overlooked or mistaken for other problems, so it’s important to stay vigilant. Here are some of the most common symptoms of hearing loss:

      • Irritability is common for many reasons. Frustration at not being able to understand speech, mental exhaustion, and lack of focus can all lead to irritability.
      • Ringing in the ears, or tinnitus might be a sign of hearing damage. Oftentimes, tinnitus is a symptom, not a condition on its own. 
      • Someone with hearing loss might seem lost in thought when in reality they just cannot hear you speaking to them. 
      • Mental fatigue is a common symptom of hearing loss, since the brain has to work overtime to stay aware of important sounds.
      • Trouble carrying on a conversation is a sign of hearing loss. Depending on the type of hearing loss, they might have trouble hearing consonants or certain voices. 
      • People with hearing loss might turn up the television and radio past the point of other people’s comfort since the sound is muffled for them otherwise.
      • Social anxiety and withdrawal are common, since the mingling noise of parties and restaurants might seem too chaotic and hard to hear through.

If you think you or a loved one is suffering from hearing loss, it’s better to get the problem handled sooner rather than later. The faster the issue is identified and diagnosed, the sooner that they can get the treatment they need. If they are unaware of their hearing loss, learning about the condition can help them come to terms with it and begin seeking solutions. For example, once someone knows they have hearing loss, they might feel less shy about asking people to repeat things, speak louder, or turn down music.

Hearing aids are also an option if they so choose. Deciding to get hearing aids can be a big decision, and some might feel pressured into it by their family and friends. While their loved ones might mean well, it is a personal decision that must be considered carefully. If you think you or a partner might have hearing loss, a hearing test is the first step to finding treatment. From there, you can discuss the benefits of hearing aids.

How Hearing Aids Help Your Relationship

For many people, especially those who have lost their hearing over time, verbal communication is something they long for. Hearing aids can give them a chance to carry on a conversation like before, albeit with some differences. Hearing technology has improved tremendously over the past two decades, and hearing aids now offer the most natural experience yet.

Verbal conversation is the fastest and most efficient form of communication, and it’s preferred by many people. Those with hard-of-hearing family members report that they want to carry on a conversation, but worry that they will be misunderstood, or accidentally cause anxiety for their loved ones. While hearing aids might require an adjustment period, many wearers report feeling less lonely and more social after fitting. While many people have reservations about hearing aids, they are worth a shot for anyone who wishes to improve their social experience.