Hidden Hearing Blog

  • Free Hearing Tests In Newry

    27. April 2018

    Do you think you may be developing hearing loss? Many people begin to notice changes to their hearing as they get older, and it’s very important to get these checked out to prevent the problem worsening, as well as protecting yourself against conditions such as dementia and depression that are linked with hearing loss.


  • Free EarWax Removal For Over 50s In Derry

    30. March 2018

    Are you experiencing difficulty with your hearing? Are you over 50? If you have answered yes to both of these questions, you may be glad to know about the free services offered by Hidden Hearing
  • Free Earwax Removal For Over 50s In Belfast

    14. March 2018

    Hearing loss affects many people, and can sometimes be a temporary problem that can be resolved with a visit to an experienced audiologist or your doctor. Hearing loss that is caused by an earwax blockage, for example, can usually be remedied by a simple earwax removal procedure that is free for over 50's in our Belfast branch.

  • What Are The Risk Factors For Dementia?

    14. March 2018

  • Hearing Loss is on the Rise: Hidden Hearing and World Health Organization Say it is Time for Action

    23. February 2018

  • Derry Brings You The Latest In Hearing Technology

    3. November 2017

    If you have hearing loss, you may feel frustrated by the hearing experience offered by the hearing aids you have tried. The Oticon Opn hearing aid, powered by the Velox platform, offers you exactly that. The Opn uses an ‘open sound’ approach so that it is possible to filter and manage several noises and different sources of speech even in busy situations.

  • How we use our brains to hear

    1. November 2017

    You hear with your brain, not with your ears. Of course, we need our ears to capture sounds, but we only understand these sounds once they arrive in our brains. So hearing – and especially speech understanding – is a cognitive process, not a mechanical one.
  • Dementia and Hearing Loss: The Link

    25. October 2017

    Did you know that hearing loss is linked to dementia? Studies show that the same areas of the brain that are responsible for auditory processing are linked to dementia, Alzheimer's and depression, and that hearing loss dramatically increases your risk of developing one of these conditions.
  • Hearing loss versus vision loss

    25. October 2017

    Both are very important senses, and both cause us great difficulties if they don’t work effectively. But due to the way we use them, their loss affects us in different ways.

  • Preparing for your first visit to Hidden Hearing

    24. October 2017

    If you’ve never been to an audiologist before, it helps to know what to expect. And whether you know you have hearing loss or are just going for a hearing check-up, it is good to prepare a little.
  • Try the Opn Hearing Aid at Hidden Hearing in BelfastĀ 

    23. October 2017

    Living with hearing loss can be extremely frustrating, and finding a hearing aid that suits you and your lifestyle is a big relief. Fortunately, hearing aid technology is progressing at a remarkable rate and some of the newest devices on the market offer excellent hearing solutions as well as plenty of optional extras such as bluetooth streaming.


  • The consequences of untreated hearing loss

    19. October 2017

    The sooner you take action on hearing loss, the sooner you begin to regain sharpness, confidence and control. Beginning as soon as possible is also vital to put a stop to the many negative effects that can result from hearing loss.

  • Living with someone who has hearing loss

    18. October 2017

    It is one of the most common health conditions. Among the billions of people of the world, one in six has a hearing loss. Among the people aged 65 and over in the world, one in three people has a hearing loss. Despite this, many people live with untreated hearing loss.