Everyday Situations Hearing Aid And Cochlear Implant Wearers Hate

By Laura Lowles on 13th October 2017

Whilst no one can deny that hearing aids and cochlear implants are incredible scientific advances in the fight against hearing loss, there are many occasions where they can be bothersome and downright irritating. To those people who are lucky enough not to suffer from any form of hearing loss, the situations outlined here may come…

Gift Yourself A Hearing Test This Father’s Day

By Chrissy Hughes on 9th June 2017

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Dad’s out there. The gift of hearing is one that is often overlooked. Make this Father’s Day a day to bring attention to hearing loss and the effects tinnitus can have on a person. Hearing Loss Do you feel that you are in denial about your hearing loss?…

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…