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Sunday Express SSHL Article

A double page spread raising the very real issue of SSHL - Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss - it has taken us a very long time to get this level of attention and we are very grateful to the Sunday Express for running this story. Let’s keep it going #SSHL#Takinghearingseriously #48hourstosaveyourhearing#emergencyaudiology

Golf- a sport that can benefit body and mind

Golf is a universally popular sport and whilst not as physically demanding as some other pursuits, it puts the player in the great outdoors, walking at a pace of 6-7km per hour for several hours in just one round. It is an opportunity to engage in conversation with fellow players and a chance to focus [...]

By |2019-07-03T18:39:39+01:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Aston Hearing|0 Comments

DIABETES AND HEARING LOSS

DiabetesGlobally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980 as a result in a huge growth of type two diabetes cause by poor diet and lifestyle. It is estimated that just over 4 million people have diabetes in the UK. 90% are type 2 diabetics. It is believed that up to a [...]

Surf’s Up – but Wrap Up those Ears – Dude!

As well as all the obvious risks with watersports, there is a risk of deafness for all surfers, by a relatively unknown condition caused by the cold sea. It’s called Exostosis, otherwise known as’ Surfer’s Ear’. With more and more people taking up water sports, we are seeing all ages either suffering from the condition [...]

Who knew ear wax could be so interesting!

Did you know that earwax was used to bind natural dyes together to write on Parchment in the Middle Ages or that there are two main types of earwax –wet and sticky (as secreted by Caucasians and African – Caribbeans) and dry and flaky (as secreted by S.E.Asians)? Sadly, I find ear wax fascinating!Earwax is [...]

What’s happening in Amersham this month?

As an integral part of the business community in Old Amersham we are delighted to be supporting Dementia Action Week 20-26th May. You will find many local initiatives that are bringing the subject of dementia into the open and encouraging our whole community to become dementia friends. This year The [...]

By |2019-05-15T13:26:31+01:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Aston Hearing, Hear Today|Tags: |0 Comments

Living with Deafness | Day 5: Deaf Support

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]