It’s National Protect Your Hearing Month and National Audiology Awareness Month, and it’s the best time to start thinking about protecting your hearing, regardless of your age.
Get the facts about your risk for hearing loss.
At least 10 million adults under age 70 have hearing loss from noise in one or both ears. You might not realize how easy it is to damage your hearing.
Kids and teens are especially at risk to damage their hearing without realizing it. Help them learn more.
Do you need a hearing test? This quick quiz can help you find out.
Know the signs and symptoms of noise-induced hearing loss and help prevent it.
Move away from loud noises that you can’t lower. Distance improves the likelihood your ears will be protected.
Lower your volume and wear hearing protectors, like earplugs, when you’re doing loud activities, like mowing.