Hearing management

Music and your ears

Music is important to all of us but it shouldn't compromise your hearing. Learn more about hearing loss from loud music and how you can protect your ears here.

Earworms: Let it go

It happens to all of us at some stage where we get a song stuck in our head that won’t stop. It’s called an earworm.

How hearing is tested

When testing someone’s hearing, age is an important consideration, as is the type of hearing loss that one is testing for.

How to get rid of that song in your head

That song that plays on repeat in your head for what seems like hours on end is known as an earworm but luckily for you, scientists may have found a way to put an end to them.

Health warnings for MP3 players

MP3 players could soon come with a cigarette-style health labels to warn users about risks to their hearing, if the EU's executive has its way.

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AuD degree obtained in 2013 at AT Still University Health Science Depart-ment, Arizona. Masters in Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria, 2003. Remedial Teaching Diploma at Rand University, 1996. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, 1993. Owner of a private practice in Pretoria since 1999. Educating the community regarding early identification of hearing problems and screening of new-borns. Providing assistance and services at retirement homes. Part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. External examiner at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. Presenter at conferences and seminars.

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