What should I wear ear plugs for?
The most common type of hearing loss is noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). This type of hearing loss is caused by exposure to excessive noise levels and can affect anyone at any point in their life. Exposure to excessive noise levels, whether sudden or experienced over a prolonged period, can cause permanent damage to your hearing. This damage, however, can be prevented with a good pair of ear plugs, or even better, custom-fitted ear plugs.
Wearing hearing protection can and should be incorporated into various aspects of our lives where we risk exposure to potentially damaging noise levels. This includes: attending live music or sporting events, operating loud machinery, engaging in hobbies such as shooting or motorsports, and playing music.
Ear plugs don’t just protect our ears from sound, they can also be worn for other purposes, such as by swimmers to prevent water from entering the ear canal. They can even help you get a better night’s sleep!