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 …

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 …

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. …