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Hearing loss a possible link to Dementia?

By Hearing Aid Solutions | February 28, 2018

A recently published Lancet Commission (2017) into dementia prevention, Hearing loss when you’re young could lead to dementia when you are old; intervention and care concludes that around 35% of dementia is attributable to a combination of nine modifiable risk factors, including education to a maximum age of 11 to 12 years, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, […]

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NHS Hearing Aids v Private

By Hearing Aid Solutions | February 15, 2018

The debate around private hearing aids vs NHS hearing aids is in some respects a microcosm of the larger and more general debate of private vs public healthcare. Whilst the focus of this article is on hearing correction it is perhaps helpful to first dive into the larger question of private vs public. What has been […]

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LOCAL AUDIOLOGIST ACHIEVES 4TH UK AWARD

By Hearing Aid Solutions | January 26, 2018

Our very own Martyn Scott, Audiologist at Hearing Aid Solutions in King Street, Carmarthen has once again been Highly Commended in the UK Audiologist of the Year Awards for 2017. Every year Rayovac sponsor a competition for Audiologist of the Year in the UK and Europe.  Celebrating a decade of industry excellence, a panel of independent hearing care professionals came together over the summer to judge the […]

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Train your brain to improve your hearing in noisy places

By Hearing Aid Solutions | January 17, 2018

It can be hard for people with hearing loss to follow conversations in noisy places such as restaurants or at meetings even if they use hearing aids. But training your brain can help to get more out of the hearing aids, study finds. An American study has found that elderly people with hearing loss can […]

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Why using cotton buds in your ears isn’t recommended

By Hearing Aid Solutions | January 10, 2018

Who doesn’t enjoy sticking a cotton bud in their ear? To twist gently, pull it out and examine the white tip turned to yellow? Q-tips were part of many childhoods. The Q-tips website has users sharing how they use buds to clean not only ears but toilet cisterns and pistols. Which is just as well, as guidelines released last week by […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

By Hearing Aid Solutions | December 21, 2017

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS: Friday 22nd December OPEN 9-5pm Saturday 23rd CLOSED Sunday 24th CLOSED Monday 25th CLOSED Tuesday 26th CLOSED Wednesday 27th 10am – 4pm Thursday 28th 10am – 4pm Friday 29th 10am – 4pm Tuesday 2nd January OPEN AS NORMAL   Have a Happy Christmas from everyone at Hearing Aid Solutions! Contact us here.

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Starkey WFA Service Club

By Hearing Aid Solutions | December 13, 2017

Hearing Aid Solutions is a member of the Starkey WFA Service Club. Starkey Laboratories is pleased to offer the very best service in the industry for repairs to hearing aids no longer covered by an original manufacturer’s warranty.  The service is a reflection of the very first days of Starkey Laboratories and reflects their desire that […]

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BIHIMA Hearing Technology Timeline to celebrate first birthday

By Hearing Aid Solutions | December 12, 2017

BIHIMA DESIGNS HEARING TECHNOLOGY TIMELINE TO CELEBRATE FIRST BIRTHDAY…. BIHIMA is marking the first anniversary of its rebrand and change of name, not only by celebrating its own birthday and achievements over the past year, but by also recognising how far the entire industry has come in technological terms since hearing aids were first pioneered. Our […]

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Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities

By Hearing Aid Solutions | December 12, 2017

Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know? Published on November 30, 2017 By Harvey Abrams, PhD A look at seven chronic conditions associated with hearing loss—ranging from depression to diabetes—along with a review of some of the key supporting scientific evidence and papers. In only the last dozen years, many important studies have surfaced […]

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Ear syringing unsafe and doesn’t work

By Hearing Aid Solutions | December 6, 2017

By Henry Bodkin 27 NOVEMBER 2017 • 5:56PM     Attempting to improve patients’ hearing by “ear syringing” is unsafe and ineffective, the NHS practice watchdog has warned.The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ruled that using a large manual syringe to pump water into the ear canal risks permanent damage. In new guidance, the organisation also warned […]

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