It’s official – with another annual 4th of July celebration right around the corner, summer is finally here. For most of us that means warm weather and high temperatures along with an increase in time spent outside enjoying the sun. Summertime also means family vacations, swimming pool parties and outdoor sporting activities. The warmer weather presents its own unique set of challenges to be aware of such as sunburn, travel inconveniences and heat-related effects on the body.
Now that the kids are out of school and the temperature is rising - summer is officially here! For most people, summer is a unique time of year, with a distinctly different lifestyle than during the non-summer months. Focus turns more towards outdoor family activities such as vacations, long weekends, camping, festivals, family gatherings, concerts, large sporting events and more.
Here at Advanced Hearing, we place a lot of importance in understanding ear health and hygiene. Unfortunately, unlike many other health issues, there isn't a lot of awareness of ear health issues and hygiene. Today, we're discussing swimmer's ear. There are many causes for hearing loss, but damage to the inner, middle or outer areas of the ear are common causes for onset hearing loss.