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Don’t Damage Your Hearing During Spring Cleaning

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

From HealthyHearing

Ahhh, spring! That wonderful time of year when everything is new again — and we are mysteriously compelled to engage in the annual ritual of spring cleaning.

Unfortunately, some of the equipment we use to clean inside and out this time of year is hard on our hearing. According to the Occupational spring cleaning, hearing loss, noise-induced hearing loss, causes, hearing protectionHealth and Safety Administration (OSHA), individuals who are exposed to noise levels over 85 decibels (dB) for more than eight hours daily run the risk of permanently damaging their hearing. That’s why employers with noisy job environments are required to provide¬†hearing protection¬†for their employees.

HEARING LOSS ON THE RISE IN TEENS

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS ARE OFTEN MISTAKEN FOR OTHER MEDICAL, SOCIAL PROBLEMS AT ALL AGES

Originally posted on January 13, 2012

Hearing loss in teenagers is on the rise, and recent reports about the increase in hearing problems among teenagers serve as a reminder that one can experience difficulty hearing at any age. Early hearing loss treatment is key to minimizing long-term impact for children, teens and seniors alike. However, hearing loss symptoms may vary greatly between different age groups, and it is helpful to know what to look for if you suspect a loved one has hearing loss.

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