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How do I manage my noise-induced hearing loss on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you're experiencing noise-induced hearing loss due to a job environment or recreational activity that requires you to often be around loud noises, you can manage and control your noise-induced hearing loss by wearing ear protection to prevent further damage. Also, be sure to regularly see your doctor and get tested for hearing loss. If you've already experienced considerable noise-induced hearing loss, you can help manage your lessened hearing abilities by wearing a hearing aid, using closed-captioning for TV and movies, and by alerting other people to your condition so that they know to speak to you loudly and clearly.

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