Category Archives: Hearing Loss

Take sudden hearing loss seriously sooner rather than later

Carly Sygrove got a sudden hearing loss in her left ear, which means that today she has no functional hearing in that ear.   In August 2016, Carly Sygrove experienced a sudden hearing loss. Unfortunately, she didn’t make an appointment … Continue reading

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New Product Release from Phonak

We’ve all experienced it: you’re in a noisy restaurant and your mobile phone rings. You frantically dig in your pocket or bag desperately looking for your phone. One solution would be simply to ignore the call but what if it’s … Continue reading

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Game-changing Bluetooth Hearing Aid from Phonak

Phonak to Release a Game-Changing Bluetooth Hearing Aid That Connects Directly to Any Cell Phone and TV, Based on a Revolutionary New Chip Technology At The Eastbourne Hearing Centre, we’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of Audéo B-Direct. Due out early … Continue reading

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Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet.   It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, … Continue reading

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Hearing loss could pose greater risk of potential dementia in later life

Auditory issues could be an early sign of future risk of memory and thinking problems but more research is required to unpick the link, researchers say   People who experience hearing loss could be at greater risk of memory and … Continue reading

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How To Choose A Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss

Shari Eberts Hearing health advocate, writer, avid Bikram yogi My favorite restaurant recently underwent a large renovation. It was necessary, as the place definitely needed an update, but I was crushed. This restaurant was my family’s haven from noise. Every Friday … Continue reading

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The Legendary Steve McQueen – A Hearing Impaired Recluse

  This week’s Hearing International features the legendary Steve McQueen – the “King of Cool” as he was known in his heyday in the 1960s and 70s.  His tumultuous childhood from very meager beginnings and his hearing loss shaped his … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Ear Wax

Geneticist Alan Rutherford tells Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2 all about the history of ear wax!

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Iron Deficiency Anemia Tied to Hearing Loss

   Iron deficiency anemia may be linked to hearing loss, new research has found. Researchers studied 305,339 men and women ages 21 to 90, of whom 4,807 had hearing loss and 2,274 had iron deficiency anemia. Hearing loss was more … Continue reading

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Independent hearing care providers come out top in Which? survey

Independent hearing care providers have again come out top in a report by the consumer magazine Which?, published at the end of 2016. The findings follow a survey of 1,746 members of Which?, 568 of whom had bought hearing aids … Continue reading

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