Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

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Checklist for sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

What to do if you suddenly notice you cannot hear. SSHL is a poorly understood condition that you may never have heard about until it affects you. It can happen to anyone regardless of age or whether you have had any previous hearing problems. It can often be treated successfully without permanent hearing damage but [...]

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 [...]

Living with deafness | Day 1: Shopping

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 [...]

Article on Wendover Arms: I lost my Hearing in a Day

Nikki Magrath (55) from Amersham has suffered from hearing problems since early childhood but her life changed entirely when she lost her hearing in a single day.“I had childhood conductive hearing loss which left me virtually deaf in one ear, but my other ear was fully functioning, and I managed for 40 years until [...]

“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 [...]