Top Tips For Skiing With Hearing Loss
In the winter months, the ski slopes are the place to be. Well, when we say ski slopes, we mean sitting by a warm fire in a ski lodge drinking mulled wine, looking out at the skiing fields and basking in the serenity.
Jennifer’s Story: New Life
We would like to thank Jennifer for being the first person to submit her story to the We’re All Ears blog! Her journey with hearing loss has been a long one, with a very happy ending. Read on to find out more.
One of our most important sensory organs are our ears, thus hearing loss has significant consequences. Hearing loss can be age-related, triggered by loud noises or infections, or hereditary. Hearing loss can occur very suddenly or accumulate over time. Fortunately, in most cases hearing impairment and quality of life can be greatly improved using hearing aids. Find out how.
Noise-induced Hearing Loss
Do loud noises ever hurt your ears? From televisions and construction work, to heavy traffic and a restaurant full of people talking. The world is a noisy place. While hearing loss can be part of the aging process, studies have shown that exposure to as few as 90 decibels can lead to temporary or permanent hearing loss. But how loud is too loud? This application will give you an idea of how everyday situations such as meeting with friends in a café or going to a rock concert can affect your hearing.
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