18 Simple Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss – Tip #2


Be Mindful of Health Problems

It is extremely important that you be aware of health problems that may put your hearing at risk. For example, people with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and a variety of other chronic conditions, often have a higher risk of suffering from hearing loss.

If you suspect you may have a serious medical problem, such as high blood pressure, you should schedule an appointment with your physician as soon as possible, not only for your hearing, but for your wellbeing. If you’ve already been diagnosed with a medical condition that pose a risk to your hearing, be sure to talk with your doctor about your concerns so they can share any necessary precautions with you.

Don’t Know the Warning Signs of Hearing Loss?

It is extremely important that you are aware of the warning signs of possible hearing loss. The sooner you seek help from your physician or audiologist when suspecting possible hearing loss or other problems with your ears, the greater the risk of treating the problem which may lead to hearing loss. Some of the warning signs of possible hearing loss may include:

  • Ringing and/or buzzing (tinnitus) in your ears, especially after you have an unexpected exposure to loud noise.
  • You can hear people talking, but you struggle with understanding them.
  • If your ears have a feeling of “fullness”, especially after leaving a noisy area.

Want more information?

Checkout these related articles

Man with hands over ears suffering from ear wax.
Helping Me Hear
| May 29, 2020

Excessive Ear Wax: Common Culprits

Does it feel like your ears are producing too much earwax? Find out the causes of excessive ear wax and how to safely remove it. […]

Read More…

Man with his finger sticking in his ear
Helping Me Hear
| May 29, 2020

How Do You Clear a Clogged Ear?

Clogged ears are the worst, right? Here are the safest tips for unclogging your ear (and the two things you should never do). […]

Read More…

Hand with cap coming off the glue.
Helping Me Hear
| May 22, 2020

This Organic Substance Is Just as Bad for Your Hearing as Noise

We often assume organic substances are safe, but these could be just as bad for your hearing as loud noises and the danger isn’t always obvious. […]

Read More…

Find A Hearing Expert Near You Today

Discover everything you need to know about hearing loss and hearing aids and find top local hearing experts.

Find An Expert