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Remember, dry hearing aids work best

It’s hot, hot, hot – in a heatwave it’s a good idea to keep your hearing aids as dry and clean as possible. All electronic devices are vulnerable to humidity and water.  At Help in Hearing we have a range of options for storing and drying your aid at night so that any moisture they […]

Wearing a Mask with a Hearing Aid

As it is now compulsory  to wear face coverings when entering shops and supermarkets in England, we are not surprised that hearing aid wearers are having a tough time. Not only is lipreading impossible but if the aid sits behind the ear, you risk losing your aid when you take the mask off, as it […]

An App for everything – even Hearing Aids

An App of mobile application is software designed to work on a Smart Phone or tablet. These days there is an App for almost everything – including hearing aids. All hearing aid manufacturers provide an App, which are usually free of charge, for their range of hearing aids. The Apps are either updated, or a […]
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How can a TV Streamer help my hearing?

At Help in Hearing we able to provide a range of TV streamers that work with your hearing aids to improve the quality of sound from the television. So why do we need streamers and how do they work? Here we are focusing on the latest Bluetooth technology. If your hearing aids do not have […]

Why we need full PPE to perform wax removal

Why we need full PPE to perform wax removal Any form of wax removal is an aerosol generating procedure, meaning that tiny particles of moisture are airborne. Because the Coronavirus is transmitted through the air and is highly contagious, we have to wear the full PPE, including gown, gloves, filtered mask and visor to protect […]
Starkey Livio AI - the healthable hearing aid

Healthable hearing aid features of the Starkey Livio AI

Do you have the Starkey AI hearing aids? For anyone who already owns the Starkey Livio AI hearing aids, we wanted to remind you about the useful technology that is built into these hearing aids, making them “healthable hearing aids.” The Livio AI is a world-first hearing aid that has artificial intelligence which can track […]
Drop-in hearing health event at Marlow Business Festival

Drop-in hearing health event

==== 11 March: STOP PRESS: PLEASE NOTE THE MARLOW BUSINESS FESTIVAL HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO LATER IN 2020 ==== Drop-in hearing health event – please join us at Marlow Business Festival Friday March 27th 2020 12:00pm – 2:30pm At Help in Hearing, Cedar House, Glade Road, Marlow SL7 1DQ (free parking on site, opposite Glade End […]
Health management and our coronavirus policy

Health management

In the last week, we have been contacted by a few clients who have travelled abroad and returned with heavy colds and have cancelled their appointments, so as not to spread germs. It is worth remembering that hearing tests can be affected by a cold, so it is best to reschedule your appointment until you […]
Protecting your hearing when you are young

Protecting your hearing when you’re young

Imagine having a ringing in your head…….all the time. Imagine not being able to hear music properly, or conversations with friends. This kind of damage to hearing is 100% preventable, but once it happens, it’s irreversible. Protecting your hearing when you are young has never been more critical. In an age where you are always surrounded by […]
Hearing loss and cognitive decline - is there a link?

Can hearing loss lead to cognitive decline?

Did you know that leaving hearing loss untreated can increase the risk of dementia? That’s according to several recent studies. In this article, we look at the key details in this research into hearing loss and dementia and explain why it is so important to have hearing loss tested and treated. The link between ageing, […]
Diabetes and hearing loss - what's the connection?

The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

What is the connection between diabetes and hearing loss? Research has emerged in recent years which proves that hearing loss is more common in adults with diabetes. It has been found that if you have diabetes, you might be two times more likely to have hearing loss. Why is diabetes linked to hearing loss? The […]
Caring for your hearing aids

Caring for your hearing aids

We are always happy to clean and service your hearing aids. They are very precious to you, so remember to book in to see us regularly to ensure they are in tip top condition and working their best for you. Here are some tips on caring for your hearing aids. Between appointments there are some […]
Santa Fun Run group shot

Santa Fun Run – We did it!

We did it! Jan, 5 of our friends and I completed the 5K Santa Fun Run around Dorney Lake last Sunday. We arrived at 10.30 am and pulled on our Santa suits. The day started out quite cold and foggy so we were grateful for the extra layer and the white fluffy beard. At 11.30 […]
Training for the Santa Fun Run at Dorney Lake

Santa Fun Run – Only 1 week to go!

One week to go! On Friday I collected our race packs and Santa suits from the Alzheimers Dementia Support (ADS) team, who have organised the run to raise funds and awareness of the support they offer. ADS is a charity which offers constructive practical guidance and a wide range of services to help people in […]
Blackwater Valley Runners

Santa Fun Run – Wendy’s blog update

Just a little over 2 weeks now until the Santa Fun Run on 24th November for Alzheimers Dementia Support. One of the Alzheimer’s Society’s top tips for reducing the risk of developing dementia is to stay socially active by joining a club, so with this in mind I have joined my local running club The […]
Training for the Santa Fun Run on the North Downs Way

Santa Fun Run – Wendy’s update 28th October

With 4 weeks to go before the Santa Dash at Dorney Lake for Alzheimers Dementia Support (ADS), I decided that my training on Saturday would be a long walk rather than a run. I set off from Farnham (Surrey) Station to walk along the North Downs Way national trail to Guildford, covering ten miles. The […]
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss needs fast action

Following on from features in our newsletter last year about Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss, we’d like to re-emphasise the importance of responding immediately to this condition. We have seen some client cases recently which have led to urgent referrals. Sudden Hearing Loss is a medical emergency and although steroid treatment is usually successful, acting quickly […]
Wendy & Jan run the Alzheimers Dementia Support Santa Fun Run on 24th November

Santa Fun Run – Wendy & Jan are dashing through the snow

Dashing Through the Snow….. …..Guess my time to complete the 5K Santa Dash and win a £50 John Lewis Voucher Well I’m hoping there won’t be snow but on 24th November I will be donning my Santa Suit and taking part in the annual Santa Fun Run in support of Alzheimers Dementia Support (ADS) and […]
Hearing health event at the Marlow Club

Hearing health event – a review

Our Hearing Health event at the Marlow Club earlier in October was a resounding success! Thank you to everyone who came along to learn about how to look after your hearing, and thank you to our guest speaker, Paul Lamb...
Phonak Roger Select - excellent speech understanding in noisy situations.

Phonak Roger Select

Our hearing is very individual. Some of us like sounds to be loud, some prefer things to be quieter, some prefer listening to music while others prefer listening to bird song. Hearing loss presents individual challenges to each client, depending on where it is most important to be able to hear well. In this article […]
Marlow FM Interview 17th September 2019

Marlow FM interview

Earlier this month, Selma and Paul Lamb, Technical Director at Starkey Hearing, were interviewed by Chris Zaremba on Marlow FM’s Mid-Morning Matters show. Selma and Paul talked about changes people can experience in their hearing, the latest hearing technology and about the Hearing Health event we are holding at the Marlow Club on October 3rd. […]
IP68 hearing aids - what does it mean and why is it important?

IP68 – what is it and why is it important to my hearing aid?

Do you like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain?* Well if you do, but have been worried that getting your hearing aid wet would stop it working, the new coating on today’s hearing aids is for you. We explain about IP68 hearing aids and why it’s important for you. Ingress protection standards Today’s […]
Wind noise in hearing aids - is it a thing of the past?

Wind noise in hearing aids – a thing of the past?

There’s nothing like being outside on a gloriously sunny day to lift your mood. Whether it’s a walk along the promenade by the sea, strolling through a woodland park or a round of golf with friends, it has been demonstrated that the exercise and social interaction we gain through outdoor activities are good for our […]
Lions Club of Burnham Wellbeing Day

Lions Club of Burnham Wellbeing Event

Join us at the Lions Club of Burnham Wellbeing Event, a free drop-in event to improve your family’s wellbeing! 14th September  Burnham Park Hall 10:00am to 2:30pm Wendy will be giving a fun, interactive demonstration of how hearing aids work, with the use of balls and ropes. We will also have a product display and […]

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