Hearing less well. It is an ailment that is very common in older people. But nowadays, unfortunately, many younger people come with hearing problems. In fact, it is becoming a very big problem. What is the cause of this?
Of course, many young people like to go to a party. They go to concerts, clubs and other parties. Very loud music is often played at these parties. The volumes of such parties are usually so high that they cause hearing damage. How do you know that you have suffered hearing damage? And how can you treat it, or better yet, prevent it? That is what we discuss in this article.
Recognize in time
Many young people have experienced it. They go to a club and come home after a night of partying with not only a hangover, but also an annoying ringing in their ears. In general, this beep will go away after a few hours. But if you have had such a ringing in your ears, you have in principle already suffered hearing damage. First of all, if you come home too often with such a beep, you will hear less well. But what can also happen is that this beep becomes permanent. Such ringing in the ears is of course very frustrating. Because many young people often go to clubs and parties, it can cause permanent hearing damage that will only get worse with age. As a result, hearing specialists increasingly see younger people coming for a hearing aid.
Prevention is of course always better than cure. The easiest way to prevent hearing damage from clubs and parties is to avoid going to these clubs and parties. But of course that’s not so much fun. Young people like to go for a walk. One of the best ways you can protect your hearing and still go out is by wearing earplugs. Of course it is true that you go out for the music. Earplugs seem to get in the way. But luckily there are now earplugs that are custom made and filter the sound in such a way that you can still hear the music fantastically but at the same time your ears are protected.
To deal with
The trouble with hearing damage is that it’s an insidious process, but once it’s done there’s no turning back. So there is no cure, but you can hear well again with a hearing aid. Some young people who need hearing aids don’t want it because it looks weird. This is of course very inconvenient because they continue to walk around with poorer hearing. Especially while nowadays there are many hearing aids that you barely see in your ears.