The Fourth of July is coming up, which should not only be a concern for those who already suffer from some degree of hearing loss, but also those who have healthy hearing abilities.
Fireworks can produce sounds that may reach between 150 to 175 decibels. Every year, people experience deterioration to their hearing health as a result of hearing fireworks displays.
2 Things to Consider when Seeing and Hearing Fireworks
What can Happen if You are exposed to Loud Sounds?
Wear Ear Protection
Whether you are watching professional firework displays, or firing them off in your own backyard, it is strongly encouraged that you wear protection for your ears. There are two types of ear plugs that can be purchased from a local drug store, grocery store, or sporting goods store:
Even though watching a fireworks display is entertaining, be careful of the dangers they present to your hearing heath.
If you believe that you are experiencing changes in your hearing due to fireworks, or any other reason, please contact us at Pure Sound Hearing Aids for a free hearing test and consultation. We offer a wide selection of hearing aids from top brands, and for any range of hearing loss, at discount prices!