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.…

Tips for Dealing with Tinnitus and Hearing Loss During the Festive Season

By Chrissy Hughes on 21st December 2016

It’s the time of year when friends and family get together for the holidays. We’ve put together tips for you and your loved ones to help keep your ears safe and to ensure everyone is included and able to enjoy the festive season. 1. Background Noise For those with hearing loss, and some people with tinnitus,…

Tips To Keep You & Your Ears Safe This Halloween

By Clare Tarleton on 28th October 2016

With halloween around the corner here are some useful ways to enjoy the evening while keeping you and your ears safe!   Bonfires & Fireworks What You Need To Know If you are planning on attending a bonfire, make sure to enjoy from a distance. Keep well back from where the bonfire and fireworks are…

10 things I hate about hearing loss in the workplace

By Laura Lowles on 7th October 2016

1) Taking part in large meetings; if meetings tend to get a little rowdy, it can be impossible to tell who is speaking or what they are saying and it can be a very stressful experience. 2) When multiple phones are ringing; I have trouble distinguishing different phone tones and this means I often leave…

Hearing In The Dark

By Laura Lowles on 30th August 2016

We are told from an early age to always eat our carrots as they will help us to see in the dark, but what about hearing in the dark? Is there a magical vegetable (or fruit, I’m not fussy!) that will enable us to hear better in the dark, I’m sure the 11 million people,…

6 Tips For Flying With Tinnitus

By Chrissy Hughes on 26th August 2016

Is your tinnitus making you nervous about flying this summer? Ear buzzing along with ear fullness doesn’t sound like a great type of holiday. Follow our tips below to make sure your flight journey is a comfortable one. Tip #1 Relax Make sure you get a good night sleep the night before your flight so you’re…

Mind Your Ears This 4th of July

By Chrissy Hughes on 4th July 2016

First of all, we would like to wish all of our readers a very Happy 4th of July! Don’t forget to protect your hearing if you’re attending a fireworks display or if you’ll be attending any noisy events. Of course, we’d also like to remind you to have a good time. Do you know how…

The 5 Most Common Reactions To Hearing Loss

By Laura Lowles on 14th June 2016

Let’s face it, we’ve all come across a wide range of reactions to hearing loss, from mild embarrassment to the extreme joker desperate to make light of the situation. Most people do not know how to react, how to communicate effectively with a hearing impaired individual, or perhaps do not have the patience to do so hence…

The 10 stages of coming to terms with hearing loss

By Laura Lowles on 24th March 2016

Whether you have had a hearing loss since a young age or you have just recently developed a hearing loss in one or both ears, there inevitably are stages of emotions that you will feel before you finally come to terms with your new life. It’s not always a rosy path towards learning to adapt…

What Is Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)?

By Laura Lowles on 15th January 2016

Hello again and Happy New Year to you all! For those of you who read my first guest blog for Restored Hearing last month, you will have read that I was diagnosed with Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL). Many individuals are completely unaware of SSHL and of the devastating effects it can have so I…