Tinnitus and Music Workers November 22, 2019

Tinnitus – Music’s Occupational Hazard?

A new study has found that musicians, music directors and production staff have nearly double the risk of getting tinnitus compared with those employed in quieter industries. The study, carried out at the Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness, aimed at better understanding the effects of noise exposure on musicians’ hearing. As part of this project, the team analyzed data on...

Doctors can create negative attitudes to hearing aids. November 5, 2019

When Doctor Doesn’t Know Best

We wrote recently about a client and her negative attitude to wearing hearing aids: Changing Minds. If she would have happily accepted what we could do for her, it would have a transformational effect on her life and personal relationships. We came to the conclusion that, as a society, we still have a long way to go before openly discussing hearing...