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…

10 Ways To Keep Your Ears Happy

By Chrissy Hughes on 20th March 2017

To celebrate International Happiness Day 2017 we thought we’d share 10 tips on how to keep your ears happy! 1. Listen to music at a safe volume Turn down your music a few notches and you could prevent yourself from developing hearing damage. Check out this handy guide which we found over at generationdeaf.com 2.…

Tinnitus Awareness Week 2017 – Irish Events

By Chrissy Hughes on 31st January 2017

Next week is Tinnitus Awareness Week 2017 and for the first time, several organizations from different countries will be working together to raise awareness of tinnitus. The aim is to organize activities around the globe that increase the awareness of tinnitus all in one week. I am delighted to hear this as I feel the impact…