Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released a study showing that hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition in the United States – making it even more prevalent than diabetes or cancer. Even more surprising is that only 14% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss during a physical exam.
We encounter many sounds at various decibels every day and most are safe to our ears. However, noises that are especially loud or very loud for an extended period of time, such as industrial noises, can do significant and sometimes long-term damage to hearing. This damage can affect one or both ears, causing sounds to
It is important to treat your hearing aid with care. If you do, you will keep it in working order for many years and minimize potential problems during everyday use. Hearing aids may be sturdy, but they cannot withstand improper use. In the following, you will find a few valuable care tips. Which is which?