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Hearing Health Blog

Of all the causes of noise-induced hearing loss, the workplace is one of the most prevalent. The majority of workplaces that leave workers at the potential risk of permanent damage to hearing provide the right ear protection to ensure that your hearing is safeguarded. However, if you have one of these occupations and you don’t have any ear protection, you

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Have you ever thought about what kind of impact your job has on your health? We often hear about work-related illnesses such as stress and back pain, but hearing loss is another major risk associated with a wide range of occupations. If you work in a noisy environment, it’s crucial to be aware of the risk of hearing loss and

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It’s no secret that hearing loss is commonly caused by exposure to loud noises. However, most people seem to underestimate what is considered a loud noise that could permanently damage their hearing if they’re not careful. In fact, something has innocent as mowing the lawn produces a sound that is loud enough to actually cause hearing loss if you’re exposed

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For most people listening is effortless, but for people with a hearing loss making sense of the sounds around us requires extra mental effort. This additional effort devoted to listening can cause brain fatigue. If you are dealing with an untreated hearing loss, you may find yourself surprisingly low on energy. No matter how much sleep you get or how

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October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. World Mental Health Day just passed too. It’s no coincidence that we mention mental health and hearing together. Research in the past few years shows a grave connection between hearing health and mental health. To what degree they’re connected and which one develops first is still under investigation but one thing is clear:

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