July 27, 2017

“I’ll put it off till it gets worse”

Hearing Healthcare Practice Founder, Robert Beiny, writes; If I’ve heard that comment once in my professional life I’ve heard it a thousand times. But a study published this week in The Lancet and presented at The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London caught my eye. As an audiologist on the front line of dealing with how people react to the...

July 20, 2017

Hearing Loss in Middle Age and Dementia

Is there a connection between hearing loss in middle age and dementia? “Potentially it (hearing loss) is something you can do something about, which I think makes it really important to understand better.” Clive Ballard, professor of age-related disease at the University of Exeter. Audiologists are continually presented evidence from ongoing research indicating the link between cognitive change in adults and hearing loss....

July 10, 2017

A French Recipe to Make your Ears Pop!

As the summer in the UK has started early this year with extended fine weather, families are beginning to prepare for their annual summer holidays. For those of us lucky enough to be jetting off abroad it’s worthwhile remembering that, although aircraft are pressurised, this doesn’t always mean our ears easily adapt to pressure change. The ear has a natural mechanism...