Help Prevent Tinnitus: A Musicians Review of PERFECTfit DM20

Do You Love Music? Then You Should Help To Prevent Tinnitus

Lloyd has been a professional drummer for over 20 years, he now suffers with ringing in his ears, also known as Tinnitus. Lloyd purchased a pair of PERFECTfit DM20s from PC Werth, hearing protection for Musicians to help prevent tinnitus and further damage to his ears. See what effect his experiences with and without hearing protection have had on his music career.

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is often known as ringing in the ears. You’ve probably experienced temporary tinnitus before. After rock concerts or any situation in which we are exposed to loud noise for a prolonged period of time, our ears often “ring” for a while afterwards.

Five commons sounds of tinnitus include:

  • Buzzing
  • Whooshing
  • Humming
  • Hissing
  • Throbbing

How Do You Get Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is currently on the rise among the younger generation. This is primarily due to irresponsible use of headphones and turning up the music too loud. Often there is not enough information on the causes of hearing loss and there is little awareness of how to help prevent tinnitus.

The British Tinnitus Association actively raises awareness of how you can help prevent tinnitus. Have a look at their website, ‘How loud is loud‘, explains the maximum time you can be exposed to noise, without hearing protection, before you are at risk of damaging your hearing.

How Can You Help To Prevent Tinnitus?

If you are a keen gig goer, move away from the speakers at concerts, the closer you are to them the louder the sound. The best way to help turn the volume down, is to invest in custom hearing protection, the PERFECTfit Musicians Protection range of filters are great for festivals, gigs and clubbing.

Do you take the tube and turn up the volume to drown out the sounds of the train?. Investing in some PERFECTfit Earphone sleeves will help to reduce the external noise you hear when wearing generic earphones, meaning you can listen at a safer level.


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