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Which national hearing aid company owns which manufacturer?

By Hearing Aid Solutions | September 28, 2017

Hearing aid brands and retailers: Which? reveals who owns who Which? investigates the relationships between hearing aid manufacturers and retailers that aren’t always made clear to consumers Popular hearing aid retailers Specsavers, Boots, Bloom Hearing and Hidden Hearing are all owned or part-owned by the brands of products that they sell. Though you might expect […]

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CARMARTHEN HEARING SHOW 2017

By Hearing Aid Solutions | September 7, 2017

Hearing Aid Solutions would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to visit us at our very own HEARING SHOW at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel in Carmarthen on Thursday 21st September between 9:30am to 5:30pm. Throughout the day there will be free refreshments and giveaways available. You will also be able to […]

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Hearing loss when you’re young could lead to dementia when you’re old

By Hearing Aid Solutions | September 7, 2017

It’s just one of many factors, but it’s one of the biggest. A recent study out of the U.K. found that one third of dementia cases could be prevented by lifestyle changes. (We covered the study over on sister site TreeHugger in 9 lifestyle choices to help prevent dementia.) But the detail that caught my eye […]

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Eating out may be bad for your hearing

By Hearing Aid Solutions | September 2, 2017

Restaurant noise may be bad for your hearing Gail Richard is president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a faculty member in the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at Eastern Illinois University. I’m deaf in one ear. When I dine out, I prefer to be seated with that ear against the window or wall and […]

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Tinnitus Tips – Excellent Blog

By Hearing Aid Solutions | August 26, 2017

A great piece written by Tomasz P. Szynalski. On November 23, I developed mild tinnitus. I’ve been hearing a constant sound in my head. The sound is a mid-pitched whistle or whine similar to what you hear through the wall when your neighbour is vacuuming. The principal frequency seems to be about 1.1 kHz. Here’s the closest I […]

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Story – There’s more to life with hearing aids than meets the eye…

By Hearing Aid Solutions | August 22, 2017

Please Don’t Take My Hearing Loss At Face Value! There’s more to life with hearing aids than meets the eye… When I was 17 I was told I needed hearing aids. Evidently the best year ever! While it’s been a turbulent few years since, I’ve learned a lot about my disability and how to cope in […]

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How to avoid swimmers ear

By Hearing Aid Solutions | August 15, 2017

Hot summer days mean more time spent on the beach, at the lake, or by the pool. Unfortunately, summer is also prime time for kids to get swimmer’s ear, or acute otitis externa, an infection that occurs when normal bacteria grows excessively under moist conditions in the ear canal, causing swelling and blockage. It’s possible for […]

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How to prevent Tinnitus?

By Hearing Aid Solutions | August 8, 2017

Preventing Tinnitus Tinnitus can’t always be prevented and there are many causes and reasons why people experience the condition. Here are a few examples of ways you can help protect yourself by preventing tinnitus in certain situations: Infections Tinnitus can be caused by ear infections. If you use earplugs or hearing aids, make sure you […]

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Made for iPhone Hearing Aid Implants

By Hearing Aid Solutions | August 3, 2017

Hearing Aids Carmarthen iPhones Apple has revealed that it uses Bluetooth Low Energy Audio for Cochlear’s latest implant for use with iPhones. Last month, Apple and Cochlear teamed up to showcase the latter’s new made-for-iPhone implant for folks with hearing loss. Now, Wired has revealed that the pair had to stretch the boundaries of possibility to make one of […]

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Implants now stream sound directly from iPhone

By Hearing Aid Solutions | July 29, 2017

People with hearing implants will soon be able to stream music and take phone calls wirelessly from Apple devices such as iPhone. Apple is teaming up with medical device maker Cochlear Limited to develop the first-ever cochlear implant sound processor that allows users to stream sound right from their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The […]

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