Thank You to Everyone Involved in World Tinnitus Day 2017!

By Chrissy Hughes on 18th April 2017

We are thrilled with the engagement we received on our social media accounts in aid of World Tinnitus Day. We’re extremely grateful for all of you who tweeted, shared our awareness posters and blog posts. You helped us in our mission to raise awareness of tinnitus far and wide. A special thank you to the…

World Tinnitus Day: Laura Friedman, Hearing Health Foundation – What’s That Noise?

By Guest Post on 12th April 2017

In honour of World Tinnitus Day, being held on April 18th, Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) wants to draw attention to the effects and challenges associated with tinnitus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates around 15% of Americans—about 50 million people—have experienced tinnitus. Roughly 20 million people struggle with chronic tinnitus, while 2 million have…

World Tinnitus Day: Mai-Britt Beldam, Ecophon Saint-Gobain – Tinnitus in Teachers

By Guest Post on 12th April 2017

About 10 years ago, a research study conducted by the National Institute of Occupational Health in Denmark showed that male teachers were more likely to develop tinnitus than both male constructions workers and carpenters – despite the fact that the sound environment is defined as NOT as noisy1,2,3. At the same time, statistics showed that…

World Tinnitus Day: Rachel Thompson, Clinic Compare – How Modern Technology is Damaging our Hearing

By Guest Post on 12th April 2017

Modern technology and our increasingly unhealthy relationship with digital devices are causing premature hearing loss. Sounds are stimulating and add to the richness of life, so we bombard our ears throughout the day; from headphones to trains, car horns and loud TV. Unfortunately, the noises we experience daily are becoming louder and increasingly inescapable, and…

World Tinnitus Day Kick Off & Schedule

By Chrissy Hughes on 11th April 2017

Today is World Tinnitus Day 2017. World Tinnitus Day is sponsored by Restored Hearing and it is the first global initiative to bring people, organisations and businesses together to learn about and raise awareness of tinnitus. What can you expect on the day? This year, we will be holding World Tinnitus Day online. We will…