Hearing loss in teenagers is on the rise, but how do we spot problems?
In this post, we guide you through the signs of hearing loss, and what to do if you suspect your child is suffering from a potential impairment.
Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), as its name suggests, is a common type of loss, resulting from excessive exposure to harsh noise and sounds.
We are exposed to a variety of sounds everyday and it can be difficult to avoid certain noises on a daily basis. Often, these sounds are not damaging enough to cause us trouble, but when they become too loud, they can result in temporary and even lasting damage. The harm caused to the inner ear or eardrum could even be irreversible.
Having a hearing impairment in the workplace can have a detrimental effect on how our communications and interactions with others.
Now is the time for employers to take action and help make the work environment as inclusive as possible for the deaf and those with a hearing impairment.
Invisible hearing aids are one of the most requested items in the hearing aid industry. Invisible hearing aids help those concerned about hearing aids being too visible by adding discretion, allowing the wearer to feel more comfortable about requiring a hearing device.
In this post, we guide you through everything you need to know about discreet hearing devices. Lire la suite
How does hearing loss impact relationships? Communication is a vital part of all our relationships. When one person in a relationship is suffering from hearing loss that communication becomes very difficult. A number of studies prove that untreated hearing loss can have a detrimental effect on how we relate to our loved ones.
What can you do about it and how can you make your relationships better, whether you are the person suffering from hearing loss or their loved one?
The snowdrops are out and the dark, cold nights are beginning to recede.
It won’t be long before the air is filled with the promises of renewal and birdsong. Spring is a great excuse for a bit of a shake-up in life; to stop procrastinating and to make some positive changes that can have a real impact on the way we move forward.
Phones for seniors are designed with simplicity in mind. They also provide the added benefits of visual and audio alerts to assist the hard of hearing and seeing.
At Hearing Direct, you will find a selection of amplified phones for hearing impaired seniors designed to improve communication.
Amplified phones aren't just useful for the hearing impaired. They are also highly beneficial to the elderly or those seeking an uncomplicated telephone.
There are many Amplified Cordless Phones to choose from. How do you know which one is the best fit for your needs or the needs of the senior person you're buying for?
At Hearing Direct, you will find a range of cordless phones for seniors to assist the ageing and hard of hearing community. This blog post highlights the special features and recommends some Amplified Cordless Phones for seniors.
It's that time of year when the calendar can be full. It can feel like there is an enormous expectation to have fun and navigating these social events with hearing loss can be hard.
Hearing loss can sometimes make dining out with friends, family and work colleagues an exhausting experience. Crowded rooms, loud music, and constant background noise can be painful and frustrating. In contrast, putting your feet up at home with a favourite book and a box of chocolates can seem a more attractive proposition. It doesn’t have to be this way…
We’ve compiled a few top tips on how to make the most of social events and outings...
Cookie bite hearing loss is a relatively rare type of hearing impairment. Although the condition is permanent, it can be effectively managed with hearing aids.
In this quick-read blog post, we define cookie bite hearing loss, its causes, and how to deal with the impairment.