Modern hearing aids are designed to suit your lifestyle, so you can keep on moving. However, there are steps you should take to ensure your hearing aids are not being exposed to excessive sweat or moisture while exercising which can damage the delicate internal electrical components.
Yes, you can exercise while wearing hearing aids. However, it’s important to take the proper aftercare steps when maintaining your hearing aids to reduce the risk of damage to the electrical components as a result of sweat or moisture. Proper maintenance can go a long way to ensure the longevity of your hearing devices.
Remember to take your hearing aids out if you are swimming! You may also wish to remove your hearing aids during contact sports such as rugby where the hearing aids could be knocked from your ears or damaged.
You should also inspect your hearing aids regularly for signs of damage. Check your hearing aids for signs of wear, discolouration or any unusual build-up. If your hearing aids just aren’t functioning like they used to, check in with your local clinic to ensure they are in good condition. An appointment is not usually required to have your hearing aids checked, you can just pop in to your clinic and discuss this with our friendly frontline team.
There are a few ways you can maintain your hearing aids, including: