Preserving Sound: A Comprehensive Guide to Preventing Hearing Loss

Preserving Sound: A Comprehensive Guide to Preventing Hearing Loss

AuDSEO Designs Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention

Our sense of hearing enriches our experiences and connects us to the world. While age-related hearing loss is inevitable for some, there are numerous proactive measures we can take to preserve our auditory health and prevent avoidable hearing impairment. In this comprehensive guide, we explore various strategies to protect your ears and maintain optimal hearing throughout life. Understanding Hearing Loss …

Music and Hearing: Safeguarding Your Ears as a Musician

Music and Hearing: Safeguarding Your Ears as a Musician

AuDSEO Designs Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection

Music has the incredible power to connect with our emotions, transcend language barriers, and bring people together. For musicians, it’s not just a form of expression; it’s a way of life. But there’s a side to the music world that often goes unnoticed—its potential to harm our hearing. Let’s explore the importance of protecting your ears as a musician, understand …

Millennials, Gen Z and their Connection with Hearing Loss

Millennials, Gen Z and their Connection with Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention, Tips & Tricks

If you think hearing loss only affects older people, think again! More young people than ever are experiencing the effects of noise-induced hearing loss. While about 10% of Millennials have measurable hearing loss, 17% of Gen Z has it. This is especially concerning since Gen Z is the younger of the two generations. What Is Causing the Rise in Hearing …

Undertreated & Undiagnosed: Age-Related Hearing Loss

Undertreated & Undiagnosed: Age-Related Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention

If you ask three people over the age of 65 about hearing loss, chances are at least one of the experiences it. Hearing loss affects one in every three people over the age of 65 and nearly half of the population age 75 and over. Also known as presbycusis, age-related hearing loss is a common condition that affects most Americans. …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection

The World Health Organization recently issued a warning about the hearing health of younger generations. Essentially, many factors are adding up to what might be a plague of hearing loss as today’s younger people, both Millennials and GenZ, age.  Now that it’s October and Protect Your Hearing Month, it’s a great time to take stock of the noise environments younger …

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Diet & Nutrition, Ear Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle & Leisure, Research

We all know that regular exercise lifts your mood, strengthens your body, and provides many other lifestyle benefits. And now, according to a recent study, instituting a regular fitness routine may also reduce your risk for hearing loss later in life.  It could help prevent age-related hearing loss A study conducted at Johns Hopkins University showed a clear link between …

Protect Your Hearing

Protect Your Hearing

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, Tips & Tricks

Maintaining hearing health is crucial for your general well-being. Our sense of hearing is a major way we understand and move through the world as it facilitates absorbing, processing, and responding to information effectively. This allows us to participate in our favorite activities, engage in conversation, listen to music, and watch television with greater ease and comfort. Hearing involves a …

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Events, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, News, Research, Tips & Tricks

Did you know that sporting events can be dangerous to your hearing? Sporting events are actually some of the loudest environments you could ever put yourself in. Sometimes the loudness of sports events is precisely what draws people to them. Monster truck rallies, demolition derbies, and NASCAR races traffic in the roaring engines of cars and trucks. Sometimes it’s not …

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, News, Tips & Tricks

These days, it seems like everyone is plugged into a device, whether making a phone call or listening to music on their commute. It may be that the headphones you are wearing are contributing to hearing damage. Headphones are getting smaller and more technologically advanced. Smaller is not always better, in fact. There are in fact links between the use …

Why You Should Consider Hearing Protection

Why You Should Consider Hearing Protection

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection

Hearing protection isn’t just for people working with heavy machinery. In today’s noisy world, hearing protection can help you preserve your hearing even when you are surrounded by noise. Most hearing loss develops directly as a result from noise exposure, with damage done to our auditory system accumulating over time until significant hearing loss makes comprehending sound and speech challenging. …