Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Health A-Z

Medical Content Created by the Faculty of the
Harvard Medical School

Prevention

You can help prevent hearing loss:

  • Wear protective earplugs or earmuffs if you are often exposed to loud noise at work or during recreational activities.

  • Never put cotton swabs or other foreign objects in your ears.

  • Wear a seatbelt while driving. Wear a protective helmet while riding a bicycle.

  • Know the possible side effects of your medications.

Page 5 of 9     Next Page:  Hearing Loss In Adults Treatment
Click here to to redeem your SparkPoints
  You will earn 3 SparkPoints
From Health A-Z, Harvard Health Publications. Copyright 2007 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved. Written permission is required to reproduce, in any manner, in whole or in part, the material contained herein. To make a reprint request, contact Harvard Health Publications. Used with permission of StayWell.

You can find more great health information on the Harvard Health Publications website.