How to Protect Your Hearing from Harmful Noise

How to Protect Your Hearing from Harmful Noise

Every day, we experience noise in our environment, such as the noise from the television, portable listening devices, household appliances, and traffic. If these sounds are at a safe level, they don’t damage our hearing. But sounds can be harmful when they are too...
Can Wearing Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss?

Can Wearing Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss?

Loud noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. An estimated 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 already have irreversible hearing loss caused by loud sounds. And up to 16% of teens have hearing loss that may have been caused by loud noise....
Why You Should Wear Hearing Protection

Why You Should Wear Hearing Protection

Hearing loss can be the direct results of what can happen if you don’t protect your ears from sounds that are too loud.  A hearing loss that occurs as a result of exposure to loud sound is called a noise-induced hearing loss or NIHL.  A NIHL can occur immediately....