Men’s Health Month: Check Your Hearing

Have your hearing checked this June during Men’s Health Month!

Experts are urging boys and men across the country to consider having their hearing health checked during the next four weeks.

Awareness and lifestyle changes can help men maintain the ability to hear clearly; so as you kick the fat this spring and exercise more in a battle to be healthier, or quit smoking and cut-out alcohol do so by looking after your hearing.

A simple hearing test can ward off the serious health problems associated with hearing loss  that can reduce quality of life, affect confidence and damage relationships.

Many men are exposed to loud noise for a number of hours a day be it from listening to an iPod, working in a factory or a nightclub and these dangerous noise levels of 90 decibels or more are extremely harmful and detrimental to hearing.

Men make up the majority of military forces across the world which means they are at risk of hearing loss during training and combat; so check out your hearing this month it is better to be safe than sorry!

Hearing loss can have serious consequences on relationships, the workplace, communication and self-esteem. It can lead to depression and the eventuality of wearing hearing aids. Do something about it as a preventative; get a hearing test.

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