Mask wearing, social distancing, and hand washing are key practices to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but mask wearing and social distancing are making it difficult for those with hearing loss. People with hearing loss rely heavily on the clarity and loudness of speech as well as lip reading and non-verbal cues. Mask wearing makes lip-reading impossible and reduces high pitch voices, the loudness and clarity of speech, and non-verbal cues. Social distancing additionally reduces the clarity a...
Infections can range from minor irritation to serious emergency, says audiologist Michael Schamber
This is an article from Starkey on the reasons to get help with your hearing.
It is not a good idea to put Q-tips in your ears, says audiologist Michael Schamber