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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

We are constantly surrounded by noise – alarm clocks, household appliances, music, TV, traffic, conversations etc. We typically absorb normal levels of these sounds but exposure to increased noise can be harmful and severe enough to impair hearing. There are a variety of factors that contribute to hearing loss including existing medical conditions, genetic history, and exposure to loud noise. …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

We experience noise almost constantly. We may wake up with the sound of an alarm, drive through traffic, have numerous conversations, and listen to podcasts or music throughout the day. Our evenings may be filled with socializing in environments with background noise, watching television, talking on the phone etc. These noise levels are typically considered normal and are not harmful …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Traveling can be stressful enough: packing, coordinating transportation, busy airports, long flights etc. Traveling with hearing loss can be overwhelming and you might feel more anxious than usual. But being proactive and protecting your hearing health, especially if you wear hearing aids, in all environments is important! By taking just a little more time to think about and plan for …