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Noise

Misophonia: when sounds drive you crazy

You're trying to concentrate at work but the sounds of others typing, clicking pens or sniffing are driving you completely mad. If you can relate, you may be suffering from misophonia.

Why some people can't clap to the beat

A small study suggests that people who can't clap, click or tap their foot in time to a beat may actually synchronise information differently, making them 'beat-deaf'.

Unpleasant sounds

Those irritating sounds always get the best of you, which often fuels your frustrations.

Is your job making you deaf?

Most of us don't pay much attention to noise levels in our workplaces but being consistently exposed to loud noises could mean that you're suffering from noise-induced hearing loss.

The 10 worst jobs for your ears

Most people wouldn't base their career choice on their hearing but a number of professions can put you at serious risk of noise-induced hearing loss. These are the ten worst jobs for your ears...

Neighbours driving you crazy?

Sunday morning, and you’re revelling in a bit of a lie-in. Then your DIY-mad neighbour charges up his new electric drill. Do you have the legal right to tell him to shut up?

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Tarryn Richardson is a UCT graduate of Audiology. She has run a successful private practice for the past 8 years, and before that worked in the public sector of Audiology. She is passionate about diagnostic audiometry and hearing aid technology and has a specific interest in Tinnitus Management. Tarryn studied further in this field at the University College of London (UCL) in 2012. Tarryn is the proud mother of a beautiful baby boy, Liam. In her free time she loves to travel, hike and spend time with her family.

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