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Right now, around 11 million people in the UK are living with hearing loss. Out of those individuals, around 900,000 have a level of hearing damage that is severe or profound. This is by no means an uncommon condition, but…

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How much do most of us know about the way our hearing works? We know that sound gets funnelled down the ear, through the eardrum and to the inner ear. We know that our ears ring after loud concerts, and…

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Those who find it difficult to hear still want to go out and enjoy entertainment just as much as the next person, whether it be watching the latest blockbuster at the cinema, or catching their favourite singer-songwriter on stage. Watching…

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World Alzheimer’s day takes place this 21st September. It is a chance for groups around the world to raise awareness on issues affected by dementia, and by extension, Alzheimer’s disease. The campaign was also launched to combat stigmas and myths…

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You have probably felt it between yourself and your parents, your children or both: the generation gap. It’s true that the unique combination of social, historical, and economic circumstances that you are born into can shape the way you–and people…

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If you are a tinnitus sufferer, you might have noticed that the ringing, buzzing, or other unwanted sounds you hear become more noticeable at night, when other background noises fade. It is true that tinnitus symptoms often seem more obvious…

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Cigarette smoke is dangerous, sometimes even more so to non-smokers. Second-hand smoke has long been known to pose a hazard to the health of others, particularly children. Infants and children exposed to passive smoke are at an increased risk of…

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Hearing loss currently affects 17% of the population of England. It is most common in the elderly and is expected to affect a fifth of the population – by 2035.  With such an exploding health issue, you would think that…

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Despite ongoing scientific research, the rate of dementia continues to increase steadily, and it is estimated that by the year 2050, 131 million people around the world could be living with this condition. Currently, there are approximately 47 million with…

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Keep mishearing things? Do you, or does someone you know, keep mishearing things? Well, why not book a free, no obligation consultation with one of our qualified hearing aid audiologists? House of Hearing is Scotland’s premier independent dispenser of hearing…

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