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Noise

Learn more about noise pollution and your health here with articles on misophonia, noise induced hearing loss and more on environmental noise factors at work and home.

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Will your job cause hearing loss?

Most of us don't pay much attention to noise levels in our workplaces but being consistently exposed to loud noises could lead to noise-induced hearing loss.

The 10 worst jobs for your ears

Most people wouldn't base their career choice on their hearing but a number of professions can put you at serious risk of noise-induced hearing loss.

Misophonia: when sounds drive you crazy

If you're trying to concentrate at work but the sounds of typing, clicking pens or sniffing are driving you completely mad, you may be suffering from misophonia.

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AuD degree obtained in 2013 at AT Still University Health Science Depart-ment, Arizona. Masters in Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria, 2003. Remedial Teaching Diploma at Rand University, 1996. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, 1993. Owner of a private practice in Pretoria since 1999. Educating the community regarding early identification of hearing problems and screening of new-borns. Providing assistance and services at retirement homes. Part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. External examiner at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. Presenter at conferences and seminars.

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