United Nations Issues Urgent Volume Guidelines

By Chrissy Hughes on 18th April 2019

The UN (United Nations) has unveiled a new report unveiling guidelines to prevent rising hearing loss among young smartphone users. According to the United Nations and the World Health Organisation (WHO) more than 900 million people will suffer from hearing loss by 2050. More than a billion 12-35 year olds face the risk of irreversible…

Apple To Include Hearing Aid Emoji

By Chrissy Hughes on 12th April 2019

New accessibility themed emojis have been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The proposed additions would include a hearing aid, a guide dog, prosthetic limbs, sign language, wheelchair and more. “The current selection of emoji provides a wide array of representations of people, activities, and objects meaningful to the general public, but very few speak to…

Tinnitus Throughout the Years

By Chrissy Hughes on 9th May 2018

Although tinnitus is considered to be increasing in these noisy modern times, it has actually been troubling people for a very long time. The first records of tinnitus date from the era of ancient Egypt. It has been documented and interpreted in different ways ever since. We thought it would be interesting to compile a…

Tips To Protect Your Hearing on St Patrick’s Day

By Chrissy Hughes on 9th March 2018

The famous and beloved St Patrick’s day is just around the corner. Even though it’s a great occasion for you and your close ones to party and have fun, all that celebrating could potentially harm your hearing. We’ve put together some tips that could help you prevent tinnitus flare-ups during the big event allowing you…

International Women’s Day – Shining the Light on Rachel Shenton

By Chrissy Hughes on 8th March 2018

Happy International Women’s Day In aid of International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a spotlight on the amazing Rachel Shenton. She does amazing work within the hearing loss community and continues to raise well needed awareness. You may have seen that “The Silent Child”, a British production written by Rachel herself, won best live-action…

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

By Chrissy Hughes on 20th December 2017

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,…

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.…

Thank You For Supporting Sound Bounce On Kickstarter

By Chrissy Hughes on 27th January 2017

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone for all of your support throughout our Kickstarter campaign. Exceeding our Kickstarter goal of €15,000 enables us to CE mark the Sound Bounce headsets and place our first bulk order. We expect the headsets to be completed and shipped in June 2017. We could…

Why We Are Asking You To Back Us On Kickstarter

By Chrissy Hughes on 13th January 2017

As a Community Manager, I feel that it is extremely important to let our community know about our business decisions and why we do things. At the end of December, we launched a Kickstarter campaign for our new hearing protection product, Sound Bounce. Sound Bounce isn’t just like any other hearing protection – more about…

5 Hearing Related Christmas Gifts

By Chrissy Hughes on 21st December 2016

We Hope You Have a Very Merry Christmas First of all, we hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. We’d love to hear about any hearing related gifts that you receive over the holidays so make sure to get in touch by email info@restoredhearing.com, Twitter, or Facebook. Here are our top…