Wearing face masks during this Covid-19 pandemic has become second nature to us. However, for hearing aid users, managing both face masks and behind-the-ear (BTE) or receiver-in-the-canal (RIC) hearing aids is often a real struggle. Hearing aid users are consumed with constant worry and fear that they might lose their hearing aids while removing their face masks. This fear may deter them from wearing their hearing aids regularly. If you resonate with this struggle, look no further. We are going to provide some simple tips on how to manage your hearing aids.
Hearing is one of the five senses that allows us to interact with our surroundings. Hearing not only enables us to perceive music, the sounds of nature or the words uttered by other people. This sense is also fundamental when it comes to our safety and spatial orientation. However, most people don't protect their hearing adequately but instead adopt habits that are detrimental to it. Often they are not aware of the damage they are causing. In the following we list a few ways in which all people should protect their hearing. Learn more!