hearing loss

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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 [...]

Unitron Moxi All Reviewed – The best hearing aid I’ve used for listening to music.

In my short time trialing the Moxi All I have been able to see how the technology has moved forward but also how other features have been omitted to allow a step forward in technology development.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Captioning Awareness Week 12-18th November

Captioning Awareness Week is happening now and it aims to make people aware of the availability of captions and live subtitles and the benefits they offer. Captioning is an invaluable tool for Deaf people and anyone who struggles to follow dialogue on screen. They can help with understanding grammar and language  and can [...]

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 [...]

Me and My Hearing

I’m part of a magical generation: the Baby Boomers, born just after World War II. There are a lot of us – the year I arrived, in 1946, a million babies were born in the UK, and most of us are still around. In fact we have 15 million retired people, and [...]

Dementia or Perhaps Untreated Hearing Loss?

Hearing should always be a consideration when measuring someone’s cognitive ability. Even an element of hearing loss can add to memory and cognitive challenges and a hearing solution may well alleviate some of the symptoms. There is much discussion in the media about the connection between [...]

Hearing As We Age

Our hearing not being as sharp as it once was is one of the signs of ageing. The truth is our hearing starts to slowly change from our 20s. This is demonstrated by the retailer who played a very high frequency pitch outside his shop that only teenagers and younger people could hear [...]