Hearing Health Blog
All working environments have risks. And, by law, all employers have to put steps in place to minimize these risks as much as possible. In certain environments, this can involve providing ear protection for all workers. In this blog post, we are going to help you get a better understanding of the different sorts of occupations that require ear protection.
Tinnitus is a very common health complaint, affecting millions of people every single year. It can be described as hearing sounds even when there is no external sound outlet. In most cases, the sounds will manifest as clicks, buzzes and whistles. The condition can cause pain and discomfort, impacting the victim’s physical and mental health on a daily basis. Before
Many of us don’t have to worry about ear cleaning . The ears are incredibly impressive organs, which not only enable us to hear, but also boast an efficient self-cleaning system. In the vast majority of cases, the ears will clean themselves without any problems. However, sometimes, there is a risk of wax buildup, and if you spot signs of
When you have a hearing test , your audiologist will carry out a few different tests to determine your level of hearing. Once you have had these tests, they can go through the results with you so that you understand whether you have any hearing loss and what your next steps might be. Hearing test results are plotted on an
Are you being haunted by a persistent ringing or buzzing sound? None of your friends or family can hear it, but it’s always there in your head. If this is the case, then you have tinnitus. The noises you hear are created internally thanks to a problem in your ears. Don’t fret, you can treat this condition in various ways!
You might be worried about your upcoming hearing test . If you have never had a hearing test before, you will not know what to expect, and therefore, you probably have some questions. Well, don’t worry because you aren’t alone here. Many people have questions about their first hearing test. So, let’s look at some of the most frequently asked
Tinnitus can be an incredibly frustrating condition to deal with. Tinnitus is described as an ear-ringing problem, and yet if you have ever experienced a constant buzzing or low hissing noise in either one or both of your ears, then there’s every chance that you have experienced it. There are questions that you will have for an audiologist, who is
October is also National Protect Your Hearing Month. Most of us will experience a hearing loss at some point in our lives. It is a growing health concern in the United States and all over the world. The good news is that it is often preventable. Millions of people in the U.S. are exposed to damaging noise at their jobs
October is National Audiology Awareness Month. Taking care of your ears is an essential part of your well-being. Over 35 million Americans have hearing loss. It affects individuals of all ages. It is important to have your hearing tested regularly to keep up with your hearing health and your overall health. Hearing difficulties have an effect at home, at work,
Exposure to loud noises is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, particularly in those under 65. Sound is measured in decibels and any noise louder than 85 decibels puts your hearing at risk. The risk of hearing loss is greater the longer you are exposed or the louder the sound. However, most people don’t measure decibels on
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