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5 surprising summer activities causing hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 15, 2018 10:58:50 AM

As the weather gets nicer, it's time to get outside, get active and meet family and friends for fun. But some of these activities have excessive noises that you might not even think about.

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Topics: decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, hearing loss, summer, outdoor events, yard work, fireworks, construction, motorcycle

Hearing Aid Care: 6 Things to Look Out For this Summer

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 16, 2017 8:25:22 AM

Summer is in full swing. Hotter temperatures and more outdoor activities mean your hearing aids need a little extra care and TLC. Make sure your hearing aids work their best by keeping an eye out for these six summer risks.

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Topics: Hearing aid care, summer tips, hearing aids, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks, summer, hearing aid maintenance

Protect Your Ears this 4th of July

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 4, 2017 10:32:00 AM

According to National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), "NIHL (noise-induced hearing loss) can be caused by a one-time exposure to an intense “impulse” sound, such as an explosion, or by continuous exposure to loud sounds over an extended period of time...recreational activities that can put you at risk for NIHL include target shooting and hunting, snowmobile riding, listening to MP3 players at high volume through earbuds or headphones, playing in a band, attending loud concerts" and firework displays.

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Topics: noise-induced hearing loss, summer, summertime, 4th of July

The sweet sounds of summer...

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 30, 2017 10:15:21 AM

As summer is in full swing, we run from one activity to another so quickly that we may forget to stop and think about how each of these activities can harm our hearing.  For a lot of people, summertime means enjoying the great outdoors. But along with favorite summer pastimes come potential threats to your hearing — in the form of ka-booms, roars, blasts and other ear-piercing noises.

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Topics: summer, summertime, outdoors, noise-induced hearing loss

5 surprising outdoor activities that could hurt your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 13, 2017 7:10:00 AM

As the weather gets nicer, it's time to get outside, get active and meet family and friends for fun. But some of these activities have excessive noises that you might not even think about. 

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Topics: decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, hearing loss, summer, outdoor events, outdoors, yard work, fireworks, construction, motorcycle

Summertime and the livin’ is easy...But maybe not so easy on your ears!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 18, 2016 2:00:00 PM

For a lot of people, summertime means enjoying the great outdoors. But along with favorite summer pastimes come potential threats to your hearing — in the form of ka-booms, roars, blasts and other ear-piercing noises. 

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Topics: traffic, easy, hearing, exposure, communication, work, Loud, preventable, summer, leisure activities, Lawn mower, damage, hearing protection, hearing care, outdoors, race car, fireworks, motorcycle, Americans, ears, summertime

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