hearing loss Archives - Cubex
By Rosie Williams
We regularly share brain boosting recipes and yoga tips for revitalising a weary brain, but what is the connection between diet, exercise and hearing loss?
The old saying “you are what you eat” does have some merit, but do you also hear what you eat? According to some studies, there does appear to be a connection between the quality of your food and hearing loss. Exercise matters too, specifically in relation to cognitive ability and how the brain processes sound.
To celebrate joining the Cubex Team, Rebecca and Saima are putting their best foot forward and completing a 10 mile walk in support of Action On Hearing loss this Saturday October 15th.
Action on Hearing Loss (RNID) is the largest charity representing the 11 million people confronting hearing loss in the UK since 1911. Supporting this charity means more help for people affected by hearing loss and tinnitus and more research into its causes and treatment. So please show your support and donate via Saima’s and Rebecca’s JustGiving profile page.
Thank you for for your support!
The Eriksholm Research Centre have shared this short but interesting video featuring Professor Hélène Amieva, a leading researcher in the Neuropsychology and Epidemiology of Aging at the University of Bordeaux, France, who discusses her 25 year study that shows that hearing aids reduce the risk of cognitive decline in older adults. It is well documented that untreated hearing conditions can lead to an increase in anxiety, stress, depression, poorer communication and eventual isolation. Hearing aids used as part of a individualised treatment plan can help to manage the negative effects of hearing loss and reduce accelerated cognitive decline!
Before integrating any new and innovative technology in the Cubex portfolio, we prefer to invite our patients to participate in experiencing the benefits of the technology and share their feedback on the sound quality with a particular focus on clarity and speech understanding.
If you would like to test drive HyperSound Clear™and participate in the survey at Cubex, please leave your details on our form below and we will get in touch to arrange a time for you to experience this new immersive sound technology brought to us by Turtlebeach. Find out more about how HyperSound Clear™ works here.
This February we hosted our first ‘BrainPower’ Yoga workshop which focused on using breath to manage the stressful symptoms experienced by those suffering with tinnitus. The event was held as part of Tinnitus Awareness Week organised by the British Tinnitus Association, aimed at raising awareness of tinnitus and the various ways of supporting those living with tinnitus.
The free taster ‘BrainPower’ Yoga workshop was guided by the highly experienced and inspiring yogini, Henrietta Greene who emphasised the importance of repeated practice of deep breathing and the need to challenge ourselves both mentally and physically for maintaining a healthy brain.
The Detox Kitchen creates delicious meals that are free from toxin, wheat, refined sugar and dairy using sustainable high quality ingredients which locally sourced. Their aim is provide tempting, pleasurable food that is full of flavour whilst being highly nutritious, well balanced and energising. Your breakfast, lunch, dinner and healthy snacks are freshly prepped by their chefs and delivered to your door while you’re asleep.
The Detox Kitchen’s Asian vegetable and cep mushroom broth with quinoa and courgetti.
2 tsp rapeseed oil
2 spring onions, sliced
1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and cut julienne
1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1 carrot, peeled and cut julienne
60g cep mushrooms, sliced
500ml vegetable stock
1 courgetti, cut into thin strips with a julienne peeler
2 tbsp tamari
Juice of 2 limes, extra lime to garnish
Micro coriander to garnish
I am sure you find that it is not just restored or improved hearing and functionality that makes the difference to your patients lives, but the restored confidence and belief that they can actually function in “the normal world ” on a par with the “normal” people. Your team at Cubex continues to deliver that.
– Malgorzata Bukowska, Patient and Friend of Cubex
On average, people with hearing loss wait almost 10 years before they do something about it. Too few people make a timely decision to take active steps to recover their hearing and increase their quality of life.