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Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

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newarrior
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Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

Post by newarrior » May 27th, 2015, 8:31 am

For those of us who are more prone to tinnitus, hyperacusis and hearing loss:
How do all of you protect your ears without killing your social ?
How do all these expats, many of who are decades older than me, sit in loud bars all day without destroying their hearing ?

I used ER25s and 37 db ear plugs
I used pink and white noise to mask and treat tinnitus

i take N Carnetine and anti oxidants and biofllavanoids
Found any good ENT drs, audiiologists or hearing aid dispensers

I used to work with an ear doctor who treated US presidents and celebs

Thanks ! Dave




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Cornfed
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Re: Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

Post by Cornfed » May 27th, 2015, 8:43 am

Surely the idea is to just not spent much time in such places. There are quieter bars. I don't understand why you would spend time in a bar so loud your hearing would likely be damaged (and presumably couldn't therefore hold a conversation) and then wear hearing protection.

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Re: Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

Post by Jester » May 27th, 2015, 7:14 pm

Sorry but kind of along the lines Cornfed suggested... sit in quieter places, like coffeehouses... and wear those earphones millennials seem addicted to.. earphones make you look cool

And yeah, get outdoors, join a hiking group
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Re: Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

Post by newarrior » May 30th, 2015, 4:51 am

Cornfed wrote:Surely the idea is to just not spent much time in such places. There are quieter bars. I don't understand why you would spend time in a bar so loud your hearing would likely be damaged (and presumably couldn't therefore hold a conversation) and then wear hearing protection.


Sir I avoid such places..It is noise exposure from my younger days plus aging plus genetics

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Re: Sensitive to noise induced hearing damage

Post by newarrior » May 30th, 2015, 4:52 am

Of course I avoid loud places and engage in many quiet healthful activities..Is everyone here just a bunch of cynical assholes like on Thai Visa ???!!! Expat pricks

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