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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.

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 [...]

Clinical Ear Care

CLINICAL EAR CARE Why Should We Take The Removal of Wax Seriously? Aston Hearing has provided a Clinical Ear Care service for over 6 years and in that time the number of serious conditions that have been picked up at an early stage has been considerable. Clinical Ear Care is not [...]

2 weeks that changed my outlook on life forever

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) 2 WEEKS THAT CHANGED MY OUTLOOK ON LIFE FOREVER Nikki teaches cookery classes and now also works for Aston Hearing. Nikki experienced Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) for a second time in May this year - this is her story [...]

Elaine’s Story – Not Recognised as SSHL – Permanent Hearing Loss

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) ELAINE’S STORY NOT RECOGNISED AS SSHL - PERMANENT HEARING LOSS It started as a typical day. My daughter woke me up and cuddled into bed beside me for that extra special 10 minutes sleep before the alarm went off. At that [...]

Susan’s Story – Quick Action, Great Result

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) SUSAN’S STORY QUICK ACTION - GREAT RESULT At 5.30am as I sat drinking a cup of tea and listening to the news; I felt fine. An hour later, as I set off on my cross-country journey to work in Amersham, [...]