Noise Protection

Tinnitus

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is a common symptom of many hearing and ear conditions and is characterised by a ringing, hissing or other noises that appear to be originating in the body or head, rather than from an outside source. Tinnitus is actually therefore not a disease in itself, but usually a symptom of [...]

You Don’t Have to Shout

Losing the privilege to hear normally in one or both ears is more than an unexpected disappointment. It is a bewildering, life-changing event that strikes fear in your heart, as Jay Myers recounts. It could have been the frequent, bone-rattling and often aggressive cough that triggered the outcome. The Consultant ENT Surgeon said [...]

Would you get your hearing devices from Apple?

As a technology hobbyist and Apple fan I am inclined to stand firm on what I believe in. However, I can say that Apple will no longer be the company to invent the next best gadget, in my opinion their “One more thing” has truly disappeared into the big multi billion company [...]

Bone Conduction Headphones

Bone conduction headphones involve old technology, but with a modern twist. For years bone conduction has been used to help people with hearing loss, primarily through bone anchored hearing aids. But now the hearing world is catching on, and bone conduction headphones are becoming a popular choice for people with normal [...]

The Earbud Epidemic

What is an ‘earbud’? Well you don’t have to look very far to see one - they are everywhere. It is becoming a rare occasion to see a teenager who isn’t ‘plugged in’. Earbuds, earphones, headphones, Bluetooth® devices—they're everywhere today—plugged into mobile phones, iPods®, MP3 players, computers, tablets, and more. They're used by kids, teens [...]

Hidden Hearing Loss

For the last two years I have been working for Aston Hearing, involved in marketing, customer service and admin. I also have a huge passion for music, and have spent years going to gigs and clubs without using noise protection, taking breaks, making sure not to stand too close to the speaker – all [...]

Don’t lose the music

Many of us take our hearing for granted, but once your ears are damaged they will never be the same again. In today’s digital world, our hearing has never been so challenged; our ears are constantly switched on and, for many, plugged in. It is estimated that 66% of people listen to music louder [...]

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