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?…

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…

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…

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…

Everything You Need To Know About Tinnitus

By Chrissy Hughes on 25th July 2016

What exactly is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a phantom noise, it is the brain interpreting signals as sound, often in the absence of any noise at all. It is most commonly a high pitched ringing, buzzing, or chirping sound but it can really be any kind of noise. In its most common form, tinnitus is a…

9 Myths and Facts about Tinnitus

By Laura Lowles on 8th July 2016

So we’ve had ‘6 Myths and Facts About Hearing Loss’, ’11 Myths and Facts About Cochlear Implants’ and now to complete the trilogy we have ‘9 Myths and Facts About Tinnitus’. Tinnitus, for those who do not suffer with these constant, annoying noises, is a bit of a mystery. Here, my aim is to give you the low…

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…