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Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss?

As an audiologist in Southfield and Allen Park Michigan we see patients from Detroit, Dearborn, and other surrounding cities for all their hearing needs like hearing aids, hearing tests and more. Something that we would like to address to try and help prevent hearing loss is how earbuds should be used and how they can impact your hearing. Earbuds are convenient, small headphones that you wear in your ears to enjoy music, movies, and other media on your phone or other electronics. While these devices may be an easy way to listen to music or other media on the go, they can also have some unwanted side effects like hearing loss or tinnitus. While it is best to not use earbuds all together, there are some things you can do to help prevent he....

5 Signs You May Have Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can often come gradually and unnoticed until your hearing is so far gone you can’t help but to notice. If you can relate to any of these signs you should visit your local audiologist like the team at Platinum Hearing Aids for a hearing test in Dearborn, and Southfield Michigan. 1. You’re Saying “What?” a lot If “what” or “huh” are becoming your two favorite words to use, chances are you might have some hearing loss. This is a sign that you aren’t getting the signals you need to properly process speech. However, it could also be that you just know many quiet people who don’t like to speak loudly. Either way, it’s a good idea to get a hearing test. 2. You’re Missing Telephone Calls As people get older ....