If your loop system on your hearing aid doesn't seem to be working, check the building you are in has it switched on.
Hearing & Ear Protection From Pressure Exposure
Familiar with the sensation of going up a hill or up in an aeroplane and your ears starting to pop? Due to the pressure difference of your middle ear and a change In the pressure external to your ear this causes a need to equalise your middle ear pressure. If you are exposed to pressure regularly this page will have some helpful tips of what to do and avoid.