4 early signs you may be suffering from/have a hearing loss
Most signs of hearing loss are subtle and emerge very slowly. Occasionally hearing loss may happen suddenly and be major. Here are 4 early signs
Guitar and Rock/Blues Vocalists
Guitar players and Rock/Blues vocalists share a similar part of the stage and therefore are both exposed to loud music. They can use similar strategies to reduce the risk
Bass Players and Drummers
Even though it may be surprising to group bass players and drummers together, the types of noise exposure can be similar due to location within the band. In some cases, the environmental
Woodwinds and Large Stringed Instruments
Woodwinds such as clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon, and the flute are found in all symphonies and smaller groups. As well as the larger stringed instruments such
Violins and Violas
Violins and violas can generate sufficiently loud levels of music that potentially can cause permanent hearing loss. This is typically worse in the left ear as it is nearer the instrument.
What earplugs do you suggest for musicians?
There are three major types of earplugs for musicians – the ER-15, the ER-25, and vented/tuned earplugs. The ER-25 is generally only recommended for drummers.
Can I do anything with my loudspeakers to hear better and to protect myself from further hearing loss?
Loudspeakers do not send all sounds out equally. Typically the low pitched bass notes emanate from
Rock, Classical, Heavy Metal, Grunge are all music types. What are the differences between classical music and rock musicians besides the obvious?
Any musician can be exposed to sound that will potentially
Hearing loss is often associated with aging but there is a clear link between listening to and producing music that we will be focusing on during the month of September.
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