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How a Professional Speaker Overcame Hearing Loss

Neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist, Dr Lynda Shaw is a successful professional speaker and mentor to CEOs but many of her clients would never know that she has significant hearing loss.

Mumps and hearing loss: what do I need to know?

MUMPS SYMPTOMS (NHS) Mumps is a viral infection that is highly contagious, spread through infected saliva, typically when a person coughs or sneezes. It generally takes 2 weeks for a person to show symptoms after being exposed to the virus. It causes painful swelling of the salivary glands at the side of the face, [...]

TINNITUS WEEK 2020 : Living with Tinnitus

Tinnitus will affect about 30% of us at some point during our lives and can occur in people of all ages. Whilst usually associated with a hearing loss it can also affect people with ‘normal’ hearing. It can be very distressing to those who live with it and it is never helpful to be told [...]

TINNITUS WEEK 2020 : 4 Stages of Habituation

This is an interesting article from The American Tinnitus Association publication Tinnitus Today 2018. It describes the four stages of Tinnitus habituation, a positive approach for learning to live with Tinnitus.

Apple ‘iOS 13’ – Not everyone was ready

In June 2019 Apple showed their next upcoming release of iOS, ‘iOS 13’. Three weeks after the new operating system was shown developers were able to try out the operating system to make sure their applications will work when it comes out to the public. Throughout the trial period, I routinely updated my network on [...]

Protect your ears on Fireworks Night

By Duncan Collet-Fenson, Audiologist & MD of Aston Hearing With bonfire night fast approaching, many of us will be looking forward to autumnal fun with bonfires and fireworks.  Most of us know to avoid the risk of burns because of fireworks but they can also be dangerous to our hearing whether you are attending an [...]

By |2019-11-09T11:40:37+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Noise Protection, Taking Hearing Seriously|0 Comments

Listen up! How to protect your hearing at work

The risks of your hearing not being protected at work include ear damage and hearing loss, Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) and tinnitus. Protect your ears from over-exposure to noise because otherwise the consequences can be life changing. Find out if you need ear protection by asking what the average levels of noise you are exposed to throughout [...]

Lipreading – a key skill to master to help you hear better

Have you ever found yourself in a noisy situation and unable to hear what people are saying? Whatever your level of hearing, you might benefit from learning how to lipread to help understand the conversation a bit better. Everybody can lipread to some extent and often it is only when your hearing lets you down [...]

By |2019-08-25T13:25:12+01:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Taking Hearing Seriously|Tags: , |0 Comments