Posted by: Jensen Hearing | September 26, 2014

Teens and potential signs of Hearing loss

Siemens Hearing Instruments

Nearly Half of Teens Showing Potential Signs of Hearing Loss

  • One in six teens showing symptoms often or all of the time
  • Nearly nine in ten engage in activities that may damage hearing

Teen hearing loss may be on the rise, according to a new study commissioned by Siemens Hearing Instruments. In a recent U.S. survey of 500 teenagers ages 13–19, 46 percent of teens reported experiencing ringing, roaring, buzzing or pain in their ears after engaging in risky hearing practices, including listening to excessively loud music and using lawn and power tools with no hearing protection. One in six teens admitted having these symptoms often or all the time. The nationwide survey was conducted by ReRez Research of Dallas, Texas to learn more about teens and their listening habits.    

Read more – http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/directional-steering-for-special-listening-12974

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