When to use ear protection ?
When you are exposed to sound trauma or continuous noise, it is possible to notice a more or less important loss of hearing. Ear muffs can reduce or even cover certain ambient sounds. We more commonly call them plugs, but in reality, there are different types of protection.
They are designed to be used in a very specific environment.
Mitigating the effects of hyperacusis
Hyperacusis should not be confused with Natural sensitivity to noise. It is a pathology that affects one or both ears and makes sounds unbearable, even painful. Even the most mundane sounds can become intolerable. Hyperacusis can be source of stress, anxiety, irritability and even depression and panic attacks.
A hearing care professional to find hearing protections that will allow to attenuate the sounds without isolating the person from his social environment.
Mitigate the effects of Meniere’s disease
Meniere’s disease Hearing loss is considered an autoimmune disease, but it is not fatal. It is characterized by attacks during which the patient develops three symptoms: deafness, tinnitus and vertigo. The attacks are of variable intensity and frequency and can last from a few minutes to a few days.
Menière’s disease is a pathology that affects women more often than men. It is possible to’to alleviate the effects of an attack and limit tinnitus and headaches with hearing protectors that attenuate certain noises and improve patient comfort.
To limit tinnitus
Tinnitus is due in most cases to age. It is one of the first symptoms of deafness. In some cases, they appear earlier in people who have been exposed to noise or who have experienced sound trauma. It is a noise heard by the person in one or both ears and which is not perceived by those around him.
The noises vary from a simple buzzing sound to a repetitive musical tune, an alarm sound or the ringing of a bell. They can become very annoying, but filtering hearing aids can reduce them.
Exposure to noise
People who may be interested in the use of earplugs as a preventive measure Hearing protectors have very different needs. First of all, there are those who wish to have a more comfortable protection than the traditional earplugs in their working environment. Professionals who are exposed to noise are mainly construction workers, people who work at night, sound professionals, musicians or journalists. It is also possible to get this type of protection to satisfy daily life needs, such as.
If you are regularly exposed to the noise of your neighbors’ work, if you want to listen to music, attend concerts or go out to a nightclub without having your ears ringing for hours on end. It is also an ideal protection for a musician or for the entourage of a musician.