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Musicians Hearing Experts At Hearing Healthcare Practice we see many musicians from all fields of music – players in major orchestras, international pop music stars and amateurs alike. Music is close to our hearts and the issues experienced by musicians, often as a result of playing their music, are well known to us. The American Academy of Audiology has recently...February 20, 2020
This week Hearing Healthcare Practice welcomed clients who had traveled from Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, London and Kent in the UK and welcomed back Jayne from Italy and Alice from South Africa. We are asked why some people find it necessary to travel such a long way to see us. The answers are numerous, some simple, others complex but a...February 6, 2020
Hearing Healthcare Practice is a local independent clinic dealing with everything to do with ears and hearing – the local hearing aid experts and so much more besides. We’re the Hearing Wellness company But, although we are a local business and many of our clients come from Harpenden, St Albans, Hitchin, Welwyn, Hertford, and other surrounding Hertfordshire towns, many more...January 23, 2020
The Best Hearing Aids in Hertfordshire – specifically in Harpenden, Hertfordshire – aren’t actually the tiny pieces of remarkable hearing technology that fit inside your ear… they’re, actually, people. Namely, they’re Robert, Jo and Angie – hearing aid audiologists at Hearing Healthcare Practice who, between them have well over half a century’s experience caring for, and aiding, their patients – from...January 20, 2020
New for 2020, Naida is a superpower hearing aid for people who struggle the most with hearing challenges. Phonak Naida will deliver the highest power amplified sound for speech with all the amazing connectivity opportunities we all enjoy. The amazing ‘Roger Select’ table microphone allows users to focus on an individual voice around a table, to separate it from noise...January 6, 2020
Love Music? Are you a musician or fan? In a band? Professional or amateur? Electric or acoustic? Classical, rock, pop or jazz? Whoever you are, your ears are the gateway to experience the pleasure music provides. Don’t abuse your hearing. Take advice and seek out high-quality hearing protection. But BE CAREFUL… In 2020 we are starting a campaign to educate...December 31, 2019
“For Better Brain Health… Preserve Your Hearing” Hearing loss is the largest modifiable risk factor for developing dementia, exceeding that of smoking, high blood pressure, lack of exercise and social isolation. As we enter 2020 and a New Decade we’d like to wish all of our friends and clients a happy and healthy future. And, with that very much in...December 17, 2019
Musician Huey Lewis, best known for his ‘Power of Love’ theme song from the film ‘Back to the Future’, has described his struggle and depression after being diagnosed with Ménière’s disease, a condition that causes hearing loss and dizzy spells. In the interview, published this week and which you can read in full HERE, he revealed that he was suicidal when...December 11, 2019
We work tirelessly to provide Best Practice in Hearing Healthcare during every interaction with our clients. The foundations of this are a series of clinical pillars and processes supporting our Practice ethos. We work tirelessly to provide Best Practices in every interaction with our clients. The foundations of this are a series of clinical pillars and processes supporting our practice...December 2, 2019
According to Healthy Hearing—an online information source on hearing loss and hearing aids—though some 28.8 million Americans could benefit from wearing hearing aids, fewer than 16% have ever used them. And of those age 70 and older who could benefit from wearing hearing aids, fewer than 30 percent have ever used them. In fact, Healthy Hearing reports that most people wait 15 years...