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Hearing Loss Prevention Tips for Men Under 40

Even though most people associate hearing loss with old age, the most common period for the onset of hearing loss is between the ages of 19 and 44. Men experience hearing loss at a rate much higher than women, often due to having hobbies or jobs that involve louder equipment. An audiologist in Anchorage, for example, is likely to see men who go snowmobiling or use power tools without ear protection. Many people don’t think about hearing loss until they start noticing a change. Just as dermatologists encourage people to protect their skin from the sun before it’s damaged, audiologists … Continue reading »

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