You know it’s important to protect your hearing, but how do you do it? Earq.com has a list of great steps you can take to make sure you are hearing at your best:
- Use earplugs when you know things are going to get loud: Noise induced hearing loss is the most common form of hearing loss as well as the easiest to prepare for. If you think you may come across sudden loud noises, keep ear plugs on you.
- Keep the volume down: Do you really need it that loud? Keeping your ear buds just a little quieter is a great way to keep from harming your hearing.
- Give your ears time to recover: If you just got back from the symphony or a late night rave then give your ears time to recover. Giving your ears a break from loud noises for around16 hours can do a lot when it comes to recovery.
- Take medications only as directed: There are some medications that can cause hearing loss. The best thing you can do is listen to you medical professional and only use medicine as directed. If you have any questions, be sure to consult your doctor.
- Keep your ears dry: Moisture is bacteria’s favorite thing and water in the ears can allow it to attack the ear canal.
The article lists several more valuable suggestions. You can check out this list at https://www.earq.com/blog/9-ways-to-protect-your-ears. We highly recommend you take action today to protect and prolong your hearing.
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Written By John Apgar, Marketing Coordinator