Are You Hearing Everything Life Has to Offer? With over a decade of experience, our experts at THE HEARING PLACE in Berwick, PA know that most symptoms of hearing loss is a natural part of getting older. At age 20, we've lost the ability to perceive some of the sounds infants can hear. By the time we reach 30 or 40, significant losses have begun to occur. Once we reach our 80s, more than half of us suffer from significant hearing loss.
Contributing Factors to Hearing Loss:
With the added factor of prolonged exposure to high intensity noise at work and at home, hearing impairment is becoming even more common at an earlier age. More than half of all people with hearing challenges today are still in the workforce.
Noise levels have increased everywhere - from hair dryers to leaf blowers, lawnmowers, snowmobiles, iPod®, freeway traffic, surround sound speakers and more, we constantly expose our ears to damaging levels of noise.
And that's just at home. Our work environments are becoming increasingly loud as well. Some of the noisiest workplaces are those where firefighters, factory workers, farmers, teachers, construction workers, and musicians spend a significant part of their day.
Other factors that may contribute to hearing loss include:
- blockage of the ear canal by an object or accumulated cerumen (earwax)
- diseases, infections or medical disorders
- medications and treatments like chemotherapy or antibiotics
- physical trauma to the ears or head
It's up to You to Take Action
By the time you notice a change, your hearing ability may be more compromised that you realize. Take control of your health by getting your hearing checked. From hearing devices to advanced preventative technology, THE HEARING PLACE will help you find the right solution for your needs.
Contact The Hearing Place today at 888-754-1378 to schedule your hearing test or browse our website for more information regarding our services or frequently asked questions.