1- Why is Hearing Important

Why is Hearing Important Hearing empowers us and enriches our lives. Hearing enables us to socialize, work, interact, communicate and even relax. Good hearing also helps to keep us safe, warning us of potential danger or alerting us to someone’s distress. Hearing is essential for us to be able to live and participate in life [...]

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2- How hearing works

How hearing works The ear, despite its small size, is a highly complex organ. Acting as sound filter, the ear transforms every sound audible to us into accurate information the brain can prioritize. Each ear consists of delicate and highly complex mechanisms. In “the inner” ear, a sea of tiny sensory cells and nerve fibers [...]

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3- Keeping up in conversation

Keeping up in conversation Many people know it can be challenging to follow conversations in some places, like in a noisy restaurant. The reason for this is that speech is made up of a great number of different sounds, put together in a very rapid flow. Some letters are heard better than others For instance, [...]

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4- Protect your hearing

Protect your hearing It´s no surprise to learn that as we live our lives we are exposed to vast amounts of sounds at all different levels. Sounds that exceed 85 dB SPL are usually considered harmful. What you may not realize is that 85 db SPL equates to the sound of noisy traffic. Loud music [...]

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