Meniere’s disease is a medical condition that affects the inner ear. The latter is responsible for the processes of hearing and balance. Patients with Meniere’s disease experience tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ear), vertigo, and trouble hearing. Most commonly, this disease is unilateral (i.e. affects one ear). According to a report from the National Health […]
An introduction into the history of hearing aids Hearing aids have been helping individuals with hearing loss for over a century. The development of hearing aids has come a long way from the first attempts at amplification to the modern-day devices that we see today. Early designs were large and clunky, and the technology was rudimentary as seen
Bluetooth hearing aids Gone are the analogue hearing aid days where the bulky pinkish devices were mostly just amplifiers sitting on your ears. Today, we have digital hearing aid technology and with that come a multitude of possibilities. One of those possibilities is the use of Bluetooth technology. What is Bluetooth? Bluetooth is a wireless
The best earplugs for sleeping:Most of us are living in busy cities with around-the-clock transportation and increasing noise pollution which is keeping us awake. It could be your noisy neighbours watching TV at full volume preventing you from sleeping or perhaps the roar from your partner as they snore. Whatever the noise, it can result
Ten Signs of Hearing Loss Do you think you might be losing your hearing? Or perhaps you’ve noticed that a loved one is struggling to hear. Hearing loss can occur for a number of reasons such as illness, trauma, medication or natural deterioration. We can probably all relate to walking into a family members house
Hearing Loss and Deaf Awareness People often believe that a person with hearing aids should be able to hear just the same as someone with normal hearing and may get frustrated when they can’t hear. Hearing aids are advancing rapidly but hearing aid performance can depend on a number of different factors. One factor is
GN Resound ONE is available as a battery operated hearing aid (size 312 hearing aid batteries) or as rechargeable hearing aids. The associated charger provides fast charging and is a better option for those of you that might struggle to change batteries due to limited dexterity. GN Resound 3D App and Remote Care Pandemic times
If your hearing aid is whistling it means that the sound is escaping rather than being directed fully to your inner ear. Another term for whistling from a hearing aid is feedback. There are a few things that can cause a hearing aid to whistle but the first thing to do is make sure that
Jaw Pain or Temporomandibular Disorder. Jaw pain or temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can be caused by several factors. Booking an assessment with your dentist is a good place to start, particularly if it is a longstanding issue. For some people the pain is temporary and using over the counter pain relief can easily alleviate the problem.
Are you suffering from jaw pain? Here are some gentle jaw exercises. You may need a dental assessment to find out the cause. Treatment can include mouth guards but an exciting alternative device called Cerezen may be the solution.