Tinnitus and Pregnancy

In April 2022 it was an honour to be asked to be the panellist on the BTA’s tinnitus and pregnancy webinar. Tinnitus is Pregnancy Tinnitus is most common ear complaint in pregnancy. Affects over 1 in 3 women. 2 out of 3 women who have tinnitus before pregnancy report an increase in their tinnitus during …

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Tinnitus & Covid Video & Podcast

In May 2021 I was honoured to be asked to be a panellist on a webinar in regards to tinnitus and Covid. The panellists included:- Nic Wray, Communications Manager, BTA Professor Kevin Munro. Professor of Audiology, NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre Dr Eldré Beukes, Research Audiologist, Anglia Ruskin University  We discussed the research going on with Covid in …

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A Brief History of Hearing Aid Styles

Hearing aid dispensers love to sell Receiver In the Ear (RIC) hearing aids. They’re normally the hearing aids we have demo’s for patients to try in appointments. They are the ones that the manufactures release their latest technology with. There’s a reason for this. They are the hearing aids used most – nearly 80%. Here’s …

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World Report on Hearing cover

1 in 4 people will have a hearing loss by 2050

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have released the first World Report on Hearing which has found that 1 in 4 people will have some degree of a hearing loss by 2050. The report also states that: ‘in adults, noise control, safe listening, and surveillance of ototoxic medicines together with good ear hygiene, can help maintain …

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Hearing Is Fragile

As we get older we may start to experience hearing loss. This is because our ears, like our eyes, wear out. The more we interact with the modern era, with our TV, our mobile phones, our concerts, flight travel the quicker they wear out. One of the first things you may experience before the hearing …

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Patient Services

Hearing Aids Stimulate The Brain

Hearing loss is one of the leading chronic health conditions among adults, and the most common type of hearing loss is age-related hearing loss (ARHL) – a slow but steady loss of hearing. As ARHL is a slow process, many people who experience it find ways to adapt to the loss. But a recent study by …

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