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Can You Repeat That?

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Can You Repeat That?

Many of us may not realise we have a hearing problem until it is pointed out to us by our family, friends and colleagues. It might have been getting steadily worse over a period of years and has largely gone unnoticed until things that used to be quite simple such as hearing your favourite soaps…

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Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Although Sensorineural hearing loss is only one of the three main causes of hearing impairments, close to 90 percent of all hearing loss cases are caused by it. Obviously, old age is the main cause for sensorineural hearing loss, but there are also other elements that may influence it. Let’s take a look at this…

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Fun Hearing Facts You Want to Hear

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Fun Hearing Facts You Want to Hear

We’re all going to need ammunition for conversation during the holidays as we hang with friends or reunite with family; hearing facts are as interesting as any and we’re going to share some of the best with you today. These hearing facts are amusing for children and adults alike and for the curious it makes…

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Technology & Tools for the Hearing Impaired

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Technology & Tools for the Hearing Impaired

Hearing impairment can be a very frustrating condition. Whatever the cause for the partial or total loss of hearing, it can make communicating, and everyday life, very difficult. The disability can even affect the hearing-impaired person’s self-esteem, but as the world continues to make technological advances there are many ways than the typical hearing aid…

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About Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

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About Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants

Millions of Americans use hearing aids in order to deal with various types of impairments. While hearing aids are considered to be the best solution for people that suffer from hearing loss, cochlear implants are mainly used to assist people with deafness or an extreme hearing condition. In this article, we will take a look…

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What is Auditory Perception Disorder?

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What is Auditory Perception Disorder?

Many parents feel their children just don’t listen, or are not applying themselves as they should; and this can sometimes lead to serious learning problems later in life if these little ones do in fact suffer with an auditory perception weakness that goes undiagnosed. Auditory perception is basically the way in which the brain organizes…

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What Is A Private Hearing Aid Dispenser?

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What Is A Private Hearing Aid Dispenser?

Hearing tests, whether done privately or on the NHS, will quickly determine whether that bad telephone or radio signal, or the constant mumbling of others is, in fact, a dreaded sign of hearing loss. If a GP has established that no medical reason exists for a constant ringing in the ears or mumbled gaps in…

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3 Patient-Nurse Etiquette Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

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3 Patient-Nurse Etiquette Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

First Impressions First impressions in any relationship are lasting and the nurse-patient relationship is no different. It is imperative when a nurse walks into a patient’s hospital room that they introduce themselves, and let the patient know exactly why they are in the room. For instance, the nurse could say “I am Jane Smith and…

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How To Avoid Developing Hearing Loss At Work

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How To Avoid Developing Hearing Loss At Work

When thinking of workplace injury or illness you may imagine extreme accidents or cancers caused by chemicals such as asbestos. These do occur but hearing loss claims are one of the highest reported health issues caused by work. Hearing loss is caused gradually over time and used to be blamed on old age. Although it…

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How Can You Protect Your Hearing?

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How Can You Protect Your Hearing?

So many people sustain a loss of hearing over time and the causes for it vary hugely, from the natural effects of ageing to reasons directly influenced by the activities that person has taken part in. Hearing aids are a tremendous help for many and if you have suffered from a loss of hearing then…

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