October is National Protect Your Hearing Month! We encourage everyone to take the time this month to learn about noise-induced hearing loss and the steps to prevent it, as well as take a moment to appreciate all that our hearing does for us.
Below we have provided the ultimate guide to learning about what can damage your hearing and the steps you can take to prevent hearing loss.
Types of Hearing Loss
While the term “hearing loss” is often used in a general way to describe a reduced ability to hear or understand sounds and speech, it can be separated into three distinct types: sensorineural, conductive and mixed.