If you experience tinnitus the first person to talk to is your GP.
Quick tips offer small bits of advice for hearing aid users and those with hearing loss.
The Use of Olive Oil
The simplest type of eardrop is ordinary olive oil
Disabled Persons Railcard
If you are registered deaf or are a hearing aid user you qualify for a disabled persons railcard
Learning left from right
Two hearing aids? Left has blue marker and right has red marker, remember red for right.
Loop system switched on
If your loop system on your hearing aid doesn't seem to be working, check the building you are in has it switched on.
Need more info about your hearing aid
Each hearing aid always comes with a user guide, if you have lost your user guide check out our user guide section to download it.
To hear with a hearing aid on the phone, hold the telephone near the hearing aid microphone, if you have a behind the ear hearing aid this will be behind your ear.
Your hearing aid will need regular servicing generally every 6 months by your hearing care professional.
Seeking Advice About Hearing Loss
On average it takes ten years for people to address their hearing loss