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Protecting Your Hearing Health

Hearing loss cannot be reversed in most cases. This is why it is important to protect your hearing while you can. Your ears are very sensitive organs and they can be easily damaged by too much noise. That is why it is important for you to wear ear protection to keep your hearing safe. First off, depending on what you are doing, get a pair of ear plugs or earmuffs. You can use them when you are around any loud sounds including concerts, sporting events, or even vacuuming at home. If you work in an occupation that routinely requires exposure [...]

Hearing Protection

Noise-induced hearing loss is irreversible and should be considered a serious issue. Loud noises, such as those in the workplace or at concerts can lead to tinnitus (ringing), which often leads to permanent damage of one's ability to hear for long periods of time. It is important that we learn how loud volumes affect our ears because noise induced hearing loss can even cause people who are not knowingly exposed to these high levels still suffer from this acoustic injury! It might be difficult to make out what level of noises should be considered unsafe. As a rule of thumb, [...]