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Workplace Hearing Loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 6, 2021 11:04:28 AM

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that around 22 million Americans a year are exposed to hazardous noise levels in their respective workplaces.1 Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) can result from brief exposure to extremely intense sound levels, or repeated exposure to loud sounds over time.

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Topics: noise, hearing, ears, hearing test, excessive noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, noise exposure, job hazard, occupational hearing loss, workplace hearing loss

Hearing Loss in children and teens is more common than you’d think

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 15, 2021 9:55:00 AM

It’s common to associate hearing loss with aging. However, hearing loss in children and teenagers is more prevalent than youd think. It is estimated by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that 14.9% of children in the US ages to 19 experience some measure of hearing loss.1

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Topics: hearing, hearing aids, birdsong, ears, hearing loss, hearing test, why you should address hearing loss, Noisy toys, noise-induced hearing loss, music, decibel levels, dB levels, Hearing aid care, noise exposure, birth defects, Hearing Aids for Children, school

Are you missing out on everyday sounds?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 26, 2021 9:23:53 AM

They say each day is a gift—and that gift includes a medley of sounds that stitch your day together, from birds chirping as you sip your morning coffee on the patio, to the serene sound of spring rain pattering on your umbrella. But how does hearing loss affect our ability to hear these sounds? And which sounds do those with hearing loss commonly miss? Read on to find out. 

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Topics: hearing, birding, hearing aids, leisure activities, birdsong, ears, hearing loss, hearing test, music, decibel levels, dB levels, women and hearing loss

Quick Guide to Understanding Decibel Charts

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Today’s world is full of loud sounds, from the roar of lawnmowers to the clamor of construction sites. Even your favorite hobbies may emit sounds big and strong, such as: riding a motorcycle, playing or producing music, spending an afternoon at the shooting range, or home improvement using power tools. 

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, Protection, damage, hearing protection, dangerous, ears, hearing loss, protect, hearing test, noise-induced hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, Healthy Hearing, Hearing Loss Prevention, noise exposure, Sudden Hearing Loss, loss & damage

Sudden Temporary Hearing Loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Sudden temporary hearing loss can be very upsetting and confusing issue to experience. The good news is it can be remedied if diagnosed and treated early. Here, we will break down everything you need to know about temporary or sudden hearing loss from causes to treatment options and most importantly, what you can do to minimize your risk of experiencing it. 

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, Protection, damage, hearing protection, dangerous, outdoors, ears, hearing loss, protect, excessive noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Healthy Hearing, Hearing Loss Prevention, noise exposure, Sudden Hearing Loss, relationships, environmental, loss & damage

Hearing Protection for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Summer and fall are the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. But could your favorite outdoor activities be putting your hearing at risk?

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, leisure activities, Protection, damage, hearing protection, dangerous, outdoors, ears, summertime, hearing loss, protect, hearing solutions, Hearing Care Solutions, excessive noise exposure, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Healthy Hearing, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, noise exposure, Sudden Hearing Loss, social skills, relationships, environmental, loss & damage, Noisy Summer Activities

National Safety Month - Who's your reason?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Though many of us are still at home due to the impacts of the stay at home orders, essential workers continue to work hard every day so the rest of us can stay safe. These essential workers, and even those at home, need to not only take care of their safety in regard to their health but also their hearing. Learn more to see if your hearing may be at risk and what you can do to protect it.

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, hearing aids, work, Loud, preventable, Protection, damage, dangerous, motorcycle, ears, hearing loss, protect, military, Fitting, noise-induced hearing loss, music, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, dentists, Resources, Affordable Hearing Solution, noise exposure, job hazard, manufacturing jobs, occupational hearing loss, workplace hearing loss, manufacturers, technology, National Safety Month, frequency, loss & damage, Earbuds

How to Buy Hearing Aids During COVID-19

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM

Knowing how to buy hearing aids isn’t taught in school. Use this three-step guide from Amplifon to discover which type of hearing aid makes sense for you.

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, hearing aids, Loud, ears, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, prices on hearing aids, prices of hearing aids, hearing help, Fitting, decibel levels, dB levels, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Aid Cost, technology, frequency, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aid Features, new hearing aids, hearing aid tips

Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 29, 2020 1:39:11 PM

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health precautions. Read more to discover some tips and tricks to make communicating a bit easier.  

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, hearing help, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Family member, noise exposure, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Sound level meter, Loneliness

Holiday tips for everyone around the table

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 2, 2019 1:18:45 PM

The holidays can be difficult for people managing hearing loss, but also for family and friends who want to ensure those with hearing loss feel included.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, hearing loss, children, hearing appointment, hearing exam, holidays, hearing help, holiday traditions, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, Keeping hearing healthy over the holidays, Protect your hearing over the holidays, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, schedule an appointment, Resources, hearing evaluation, Hearing Education, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, hearing professional, environmental, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, travel

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