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  1. 1. Some people may eventually need a hearing aid due to circumstances that could havebeen prevented. If you are like many people, you didnt listen to your parents and turndown the music. Perhaps you went to a lot of concerts when you were younger. You mayhave enjoyed playing in a band or performing in crazy stunts that put your ability to hear at risk. You did not know it then. You did notthink these fun activities could cause you any problems. You likely didnt believe yourparents. However, now, with a significant loss of the ability to hear, you may be wondering what you can do about hearing aids
  2. 2. What Are Recreational Noises? Unlike occupational noises, whichstem from a loud work environment, some people need a hearing aidbecause they have been subjected to ongoing, loud recreational noisesThere are many forms In short, they are sounds that are too loud orcontinuous that lead to some level of hearing loss For example, youmay like to put your headphones in and listen to music
  3. 3. Thats not a risk factor unless you turn the volume up too high You mayenjoy riding a motorcycle The act itself is not a problem unless you arenot using any type of protection on your ears Snowmobiling, loudvehicles, and listening to loud music are all instances in which the soundsare simply too loud to prevent loss
  4. 4. Why Does This Happen? Loud sounds pass through the ear andinto the ear canal digital hearing aids The inner ear works to take thesesounds, interpret them, and then sends messages through nerve cells tothe brain to tell the brain what you are hearing When sounds are tooloud, though, it becomes very difficult for this level of communication tooccur
  5. 5. There is damage to the small hairs in this area or to the nerve cellsthemselves This damage occurs as the result of loud sounds WhatCan Be Done? There is no way to reverse this type of loss
  6. 6. However, with the help of a hearing aid, you may be able to get some ofthe sound back Keep in mind that this depends on how severe the loss is In some cases, it may not be possible to improve it enough
  7. 7. If you wish you would have listened to the advice and turned downthe radio, now is a good time to talk to your doctor A hearing aid can bean ideal option for those who simply need a bit of help enhancing thesounds around them Talk to your doctor about your options
  8. 8. A can sharpen your senses and consequently improve your qualityof life A friendly staff is waiting to help you at:
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