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Once you loose your hearing...Tips and Facts

Facts

A third of people under the age of 35 have experienced ringing in the ears after listening to loud music. This is a sign of hearing damage.

58% of 16 to 30 year olds are completely unaware of any risk to their hearing from MP3 players

66% of MP3 users are listening to music at louder than 85 decibels, which can cause permanent damage to hearing over time.

Over 20% of people were listening at levels in excess of 100dB, which is recognised to cause damage to hearing after just 15 mins per day.

In the US in 2005, 20% of teenagers had at least a slight hearing loss, an increase of 31% on a similar survey 15 years earlier.



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Limit the daily use of audio devicesTips:

  1. Lower the volume
    by using the 60/60 Rule – Listen for 60 minutes at 60% of max volume

  2. Take a break
    by moving away from the stage or don’t stand so close to the speakers

  3. Protect your ears
    by wearing earplugs at a gig or in a club

    Don’t Use Earbuds – 
    Earbuds are more likely to cause hearing damage than headphones that sit over the ear as they are louder.

    Use Noise-Cancelling Headphones -
    To cut down on or eliminate the noise around us; use noise- cancelling headphones.
    They’re more expensive, but your ears will thank you.

     


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