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Noise Sensitivity

What is Hyperacusis and How Is It Treated?

There are times when we all get irritated by noise, whether it’s building construction or a noisy neighbour. But if you are finding yourself consistently disturbed by noises, perhaps finding them uncomfortable, overly loud, intrusive, or even painful, you may be suffering from hyperacusis. What is hyperacusis? Hyperacusis is a condition where noises, even common […]

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What is hearing loss?

Hearing loss is a very common problem that typically affects people as they grow older but, in younger people, can also be the result of exposure to loud noise over a period of time, such as in industry. There are believed to be over 10 million people in the UK suffering from hearing loss to […]

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What is Eustachian tube dysfunction?

The Eustachian tubes are small, narrow passageways which connect the throat to the middle ear. Whenever you swallow, yawn or sneeze, these tubes open. This prevents fluid and air pressure from building up within the ear. However, sometimes a Eustachian tube can become plugged. This is known as Eustachian tube dysfunction. When this occurs, things […]

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A variety of hearing aids

Which hearing aid do i need?

With there being so many different types of hearing aids available, how do you know which one will work for you? Every type of hearing aid has its own set of pros and cons that should be considered. Whether you are concerned about your new hearing aids being visible, not enhancing your ability to communicate […]

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What is Glue Ear?

What is glue ear? The ear is a complex and sensitive organ, helping us with both hearing and balance. From earwax build-up to a perforated eardrum, damage to the ear can cause anything from mild inconvenience to serious medical problems. A condition which is very common, especially in young children, is glue ear. Eight in […]

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