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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 [...]

Living with deafness | DAY 3: Driving

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 [...]

Living with Deafness | Day 2: Cooking

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 [...]

Deaf Awareness Week

This week is Deaf Awareness Week, so we will be posting a series of articles that cover what it is like living with deafness'. Please share and comment on the articles if you find them interesting. Living with deafness Welcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a [...]

Hearing as we Age

The fact is as we age, so do our ears. We will all need to be hearing well for longer in order to stay employed, stay social and as part of good overall health. Approximately 11 million people in the UK are currently suffering from hearing loss which equates to roughly one in six of [...]

By |2019-04-25T18:00:03+01:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Aston Hearing, Taking Hearing Seriously, Tinnitus|Tags: , |0 Comments

Aston Hearing Thame’s Night Out

Thame is a charming market town nestled in the Chilterns on the border of Oxfordshire. It has a thriving local business community, boasting a wide variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. Aston Hearing have been a part of this delightful town for 3 years. Tucked away behind the Tim Russ estate agents off the main [...]

By |2019-04-18T16:09:03+01:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Aston Hearing, Thame|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S HEARING

Our ability to hear is an essential part of understanding the world around us and it is critical for the development of a child’s speech. Even a minor hearing problem in a young child may affect their language, development, confidence and education. Hearing problems may not always be obvious though and a [...]

By |2019-04-04T11:46:45+01:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Aston Hearing|0 Comments

“I BECAME DEAF OVERNIGHT AND IT WAS TERRIFYING”

I have experienced SSHL twice in my lifetime with different outcomes. The first time I knew nothing about the condition or what to do and suffered permanent total loss of hearing in one ear. Second time around I was better informed and took immediate action, within 12 hours of its onset, and my [...]