Hearing management

Noise

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?

Movies at full blast

There is nothing better than watching a new release on the big screen, but your love for the big screen could damage your hearing.

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.

Decibel damage

Studies show that noise heightens stress levels and irritation, but how much noise can the ear tolerate before actual damage is caused?

IPod generation risks hearing loss

If it’s too loud, you’re too old, right? Wrong. Listening to loud music for long periods of time is no joke, and research shows that the iPod generation is most at risk.

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Hearing Care

Mr Y. Dayaram comes to you with an international track record as a consulting audiologist. He carries the distinction of being voted the “Stand out Individual in the Industry” in the UK. This Golden Lobe Award was presented to him in October 2011 by the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals (AIHHP), a professional body of audiologists in the UK. He has 13 years of experience under the belt and this runs deep in South Africa and the UK, ranging from private clinical practice to government hospitals and as a consultant audiologists for leading multinational hearing aid manufacturers. He is registered with the Health Professionals Council South Africa and the local professional bodies.

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