Taking Hearing Seriously

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“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 [...]

HEALTH & WELLBEING – PROTECTING YOUR HEARING

HEALTH & WELLBEING – PROTECTING YOUR HEARING Answers by Duncan Collet-Fenson – Managing Director of Aston Hearing Approximately 11 million people in the UK are currently suffering from hearing loss which equates to roughly 1 in 6 of the UK’s population. To celebrate World Hearing day 3rd March and World Hearing Week [...]

HEARING LOSS AND MENTAL HEALTH

HEARING LOSS AND MENTAL HEALTHMany of us forget that hearing loss is not just losing a precious sense, but a loss that can cause a host of contributory mental health problems including fatigue, stress, anxiety, depression and isolation. Hearing loss can be a catastrophic life event affecting your ability to interact with friends [...]

DON’T TURN UP THE VOLUME, GET YOUR HEARING TESTED

DON’T TURN UP THE VOLUME, GET YOUR HEARING TESTED With World Hearing Day being marked on 3rd of March, now is the time to get your hearing checked if you have been delaying it according to Aston Hearing in Thame.  Approximately 11 million people in the UK are currently suffering from hearing loss which [...]

The Gift of Hearing

It is hard to comprehend how life would feel if you couldn’t hear the world around you. It is like being a casual observer of the world without the ability to participate fully. Imagine then the joy at being given the gift of hearing for Christmas. It is what happened when one [...]

Protect your hearing this bonfire night!

Bonfire night is fast approaching and many of us will be looking forward to a fun night of fireworks with the family. Whether you are thinking of attending an organised event or just having a few fireworks in your garden, it is important to consider how you can protect your ears from lasting [...]

Driving with a hearing loss

It is a common misconception that you cannot drive if you have a hearing loss. It is in fact perfectly legal for you to drive a car or motorcycle and research has shown that drivers with a hearing loss are no more likely to cause an accident than those with good hearing. In [...]

Day 1: ReSound Quattro

Michael's initial experiences with the NEW ReSound Quattro hearing system. His thoughts on the sound, Features and even the packaging. Michael will be posting a new video next week with more in-depth thoughts of the ReSound Quattro and how they are different in everyday situations compared to the ReSound 3D. At this moment [...]

Brain Training

Lynda Shaw PhD CPsychol Lynda is a cognitive neuroscientist and business psychologist. Lynda has lectured in Psychology and Neuroscience at Brunel University and conducted research on brain function and impairment, specialising in consciousness, emotion and the effects of ageing. “Lynda’s conviction and enthusiasm is infectious - it is so exciting to spend [...]

Taking Ear Infections Seriously

Ian Bottrill BM FRCS(ORL), Consultant ENT Surgeon Mr Ian Bottrill has been ENT lead consultant for Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust since 2007 consulting at John Radcliffe, Oxford and Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury. He works privately at The Chiltern Hospital, Great Missenden. Ian has a specialist interest in diseases of the ear. This includes childhood [...]