Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Noise

A screaming child, TV blaring in the living room, a vacuum cleaner, loud music coming from your teen’s bedroom: a busy home can be a source of constant noise. Once you step outside, there’s even more noise pollution. On an average day, you may hear your neighbor’s lawn mower, honking cars, sirens, maybe even ear-shattering sounds of a construction or a work site …

Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Lifestyle and Leisure, Noise

Difficulty hearing in noisy places is often one of the first noticeable signs of hearing loss. That’s because filtering out background noise is a fairly complex process that requires precise auditory input from both ears. Planning ahead with hearing loss Although you can’t repair damaged cells, you can prevent further loss by limiting your exposure to loud noises. Most conversations …