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Advocating for Your Needs with RNID’s Communication Card

Article contributed by RNID At the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) we’re often asked the best ways to communicate with people who are deaf or have hearing loss. We know that small changes make a big difference, from turning down background music and adjusting lighting to making sure you face the person so they […]

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My Tryst with Tinnitus and Why I Started Tinnitus and You

Article contributed by James Morrison, Tinnitus and You Tinnitus is a condition where one hears a sound such as ringing, whooshing, hissing, clicking, or buzzing, which isn’t produced by an external source. It is estimated that almost 90% of people with Tinnitus also have hearing loss. It can be caused by exposure to loud noises […]

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Hearing Link Services – Helping You to Manage Your Hearing Loss Journey

Article contributed by Hearing Link The long-term experience of hearing loss – which is sometimes known as the hearing journey – has five stages: pre-awareness; awareness; taking action; rehabilitation; and living with hearing loss. Everyone faces each stage of their journey in their own way. Hearing Loss Support If you are struggling to manage the […]

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An Introduction to Tinnitus

Article contributed by the British Tinnitus Association For some people, sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is accompanied by a sudden ringing in the ears or head, known as tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is when you hear sound in your head or ears, when there is nothing external making the noise. Tinnitus varies from person. […]