Noise related hearing loss

What is hearing loss caused by exposure to noise?

Exposure to noise is one of the biggest contributors to hearing loss in the UK and Ireland. This can be caused by extended exposure to loud levels of noise such as concerts, work sites and listening to loud music.

Exposure to noise causes hearing loss

You may experience a drop in your hearing and find it difficult to hear high frequency pitches as well as you used to. Prolonged exposure will also impact lower and higher frequencies also. You may notice it is difficult to follow conversations even in a quiet environment.

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Symptoms

  • Difficulty hearing high frequencies
  • You may experience Tinnitus
  • You notice your hearing worsening over time

Noise-induced hearing loss

Hearing aids may be able to help you improve your hearing. If you believe you are suffering from noise-enduced hearing loss the best thing to do is book a hearing test with an audiologist, Amplifon offer these completely free. An audiologist will be able to examine the level of loss and provide options to help with your hearing needs. 

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