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 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…

Protect your ears this New Year’s

By Chrissy Hughes on 30th December 2015

Can you believe it’s almost 2016 already? We’re looking forward to seeing what’s in store for the next year, we’re also really excited to launch some new developments we have been working on in 2015. To read about our 2015 highlights click here. With the New Year’s celebrations kicking off, we thought we would share…

The Invisible Disability and Me

By Laura Lowles on 18th December 2015

For those of you not already familiar with my blog and website The Invisible Disability and Me, allow me to introduce myself; my name is Laura and I am a 28-year-old Cochlear Implant User. I started the Invisible Disability and Me blog in November 2014 following my diagnosis of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss in February…

The Abscence of Silence

By Chrissy Hughes on 26th November 2015

Recently, I came across a blog post on Twitter by someone called Claudia. She described her experience with meniere’s disease and the process she went through to get diagnosed. Claudia was kind enough to let us share her story on our website so that it could reach anyone else who might be going through the same…