World Hearing Day 2021

World Hearing Day 2021

World Hearing Day, started by the World Health Organisation, is celebrated on the 3rd of March each year. But what is it and how are we celebrating World Hearing Day 2021? Where does World Hearing Day come from? World Hearing Day is a day dedicated to promoting...
Preparing For Your First Hearing Test

Preparing For Your First Hearing Test

You’ve finally made the decision to have your hearing tested, and take a step towards better hearing- well done! Now that you’ve started on your journey, how should you go about preparing for your first hearing test? How much time do you need to set aside, and what...
Why Can You Hear When Your Ears Are Blocked?

Why Can You Hear When Your Ears Are Blocked?

We all know that our ears are responsible for hearing. However, you may have noticed that even when you fully block their ears, you can still hear some sound, although it’s softer and more muffled. Why can you hear when your ears are blocked? Do the ear canals need to...
Can Smoking Affect Your Hearing?

Can Smoking Affect Your Hearing?

We all know that smoking cigarette can have many negative effects on the human body. Many people know the biggest risks but aren’t aware of how it affects things like our senses. Can smoking affect your hearing? Let’s have a look at the research, and see what impact...
Which Hearing Aid goes into which ear?

Which Hearing Aid goes into which ear?

Well, you’ve done it- you’ve got new hearing aids, and you managed to wear them and take them off that night. Now it’s the next morning, and you need to put them back in- but you don’t know which one is which! Which hearing aid goes into which ear? Are they...