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20 11, 2018

How To Safely Clean Your Ears

2018-11-21T15:56:25+01:00November 20th, 2018|

Did You Know the Smallest Thing You Should Put in Your Ear is Your Elbow!!! But there is another way to get in and get your Ears clean and Clear! Earwax build-up is a natural process that is essential for the health and wellbeing of your ears. Also known as cerumen, earwax protects the ear [...]

19 11, 2018

What are the Most Common Causes of Hearing Loss?

2018-11-27T09:52:29+01:00November 19th, 2018|

There are two main types of Hearing Loss, being a:  Conductive Hearing Loss Which can stem from:  The Pinna, such as a cauliflower ear as caused from constant bruising re: Boxing or Rugby playing Stenosis or Atresia where the Ear Canal closes over a period of time Ear Polyps which can appear through a number of causes such as Cholesteatoma Inflammation Tumour [...]

17 09, 2018

Oticon OPN Vs. Traditional Hearing Aids

2018-11-21T17:01:40+01:00September 17th, 2018|

A number of individuals with hearing loss still rely on utilising traditional hearing aid technology since it is ideal in some complex situations where it provides wearers with focus and access to certain sounds and speech signals. However, whilst this option can be reassuring for many, introducing them to a newer, more advanced technology such [...]

16 07, 2018

Benefits of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

2018-11-21T17:03:09+01:00July 16th, 2018|

The advancement of technology provides many helpful features for the improvement of hearing aids. These range from the incorporation of GPS systems to streaming music and phone conversations. With the constant progress to enhance the performance of hearing aids, one aspect that is still in need of development is the battery. Hearing aids without the [...]

27 02, 2018

Audiograms – What are They and Why are They Important?

2018-11-21T16:59:45+01:00February 27th, 2018|

Hearing tests are an important assessment to evaluate your current level of hearing. This helps decide if any treatment, such as the use of hearing aids, would be recommended to improve the quality of hearing. Hearing tests are carried out in a soundproof environment and are used to determine how you interpret different sounds. [...]

9 02, 2018

Diabetes and Hearing Loss – What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Hearing Loss

2018-11-21T17:12:27+01:00February 9th, 2018|

Those with uncontrolled diabetes are thought to be twice as likely to experience some type of hearing loss than those without diabetes. Studies and trials have tested and monitored diabetes and hearing loss, with clear correlations being identified. Loss to high frequency sounds are most associated with the type of hearing loss found in [...]

25 01, 2018

Meniere’s Disease – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

2018-11-21T17:23:35+01:00January 25th, 2018|

What is Meniere’s Disease Meniere’s Disease is a health condition that affects the inner ear. It is believed roughly 1 in 1,000 people in the UK suffer from the disease, with it being more prominent in adults, between 20-60, and slightly more common in women than men. Meniere’s Disease is a progressive condition that [...]

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