We all know wearing hearing protection is important for the longevity of your hearing. But did you know certain types of hearing protection are more effective than others? A little something called the Noise Reduction Rating, or NRR, can give you some insight into how effective a hearing protection device is compared to how loud the sounds are around you. Let's dive a bit deeper into NRR.
When we think of hearing loss, we usually think of noise-induced hearing loss caused by exposure to loud noises over time. But not all hearing loss is the same. Let's take a look into the different types of hearing loss, how it affects the ear, and what we can do about it.