As of the 7th of December 2020, we will be offering Wax Removal at the Delite Chemist in Money Hill Parade, Rickmansworth. Please call 01923 597900 to book your appointment. It is very common for ears to become blocked with wax, leading to discomfort, pain, and hearing loss. The symptoms of ear wax are impaired [...]
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Tips for wearing a face mask with hearing aids The World Health Organisation advice is to wear face coverings on buses, trains, ferries and planes to help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. It's also best to wear them in other situations when social distancing is difficult. For people who have a hearing [...]
Helping Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Hearing Dogs for Deaf People train dogs to alert deaf people to important and life saving sounds that they would otherwise miss. Things that many people take for granted like the alarm clock, door bell and even danger signals like the fire alarm. Thanks to a hearing [...]
Can earwax cause hearing loss? In short, yes, earwax can cause hearing loss. But it doesn’t occur as commonly as one might think. In fact, very few patients who are seen by hearing healthcare professionals have hearing loss that is literally due to excessive earwax (cerumen impaction). More likely, the patient has experienced [...]
10 reasons why you should test your hearing Hearing loss happens. It’s the third most common health problem for older adults after arthritis and heart disease. Hearing loss is also very treatable — and more beneficial when treatment is started early. If you suspect you have hearing loss, here are 11 reasons why you should schedule a hearing [...]
How do hearing aids work in noisy places to help you hear properly? Hearing aids are incredible technology that use some key differences between speech and noise to separate the two types of auditory stimulus (sounds) from one another. Noise tends to be more steady-state, meaning it does not have much fluctuation in [...]
Don't Suffer In Silence One of the first signs of hearing loss is when someone, who typically hears well in quiet environments, asks the question 'Why can't I hear in noisy places?' Even for someone with normal hearing, noisy settings can be tricky to navigate when trying to make out speech. That’s because [...]