I have heard so many people say “My life has changed considerably since finding and using a Pocketalker!” The Williams Sound Pocketalker is a very popular hand held hearing amplifier. It is a wonderful option for someone who may experience mild to moderate hearing loss, and for someone that requires a boost in challenging hearing situations. It is also compact enough to allow you to take it anywhere.
Because only about 16% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss, experts agree the best place to start is with a hearing evaluation by An Audiologist or a licensed hearing care practitioner. Specifically, a baseline hearing screening is recommended beginning at age 50, followed by annual exams starting at age 55. Hearing loss is on the rise among Baby Boomers and young people. It’s never too early to get your hearing checked, but don’t wait past age 50.
Can listening to music or anything else through ear buds or headphones contribute to hearing loss over time?
Question: Hi Shayna, can listening to music or anything else through ear buds or headphones contribute to hearing loss over time?
Hearing loss is rarely sudden or total, unless you are exposed to an exceptionally loud noise. It’s usually gradual – sometimes so gradual that your family and friends may notice the problem before you do. ere are ten questions that will help you determine whether you…