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Avoid extended exposure to environmental noise. Sound levels above 85 decibels (dB) can permanently damage hearing and extended exposure at lower levels sounds may also damage your hearing. Try to give your hearing a rest by taking breaks from noise exposure whenever possible. Hearing damage...

Here is a list of occupations in America where workers suffer the most from noise-induced hearing loss. As it stands, occupational hearing loss is the most common occupational disease in the United States. Unfortunately, most of us don't realize how damaging our working environments can be...

Here is a list of noises that the average person experiences in their daily life. Being exposed to sounds above 85 decibels for a long period of can cause hearing loss especially if you're not using any kind of hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs). Unfortunately, most...

Hearing loss and dementia become more common as we get older, but scientists don’t believe it’s just a coincidence. Research scientists and doctors at the Johns Hopkins Medical University and the National Institute on Aging believe they have found a link between hearing loss and dementia. What’s...

  Chemotherapy drugs have long been associated with hearing loss. However, the question has always been to what degree do these drugs affect your hearing? Now for the first time Indiana University has conducted studies on the causal relationship between chemotherapy drugs and hearing loss. Ph.D, and...

Hearing loss is something that we as a society accept as being a part of aging and prevalent among the older population. Some even question if it’s even worth trying to do anything to protect our hearing from loud noises. However, it turns out that the...

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a warning on the Safety and Health Information Bulletin about chemical ototoxicants and their effect on hearing. According to OSHA, these ototoxicants could cause hearing loss or loss of balance regardless of noise exposure. These substances can...

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  According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), half of people aged 12 to 35, or 1.1 billion young people are at risk of hearing loss due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud sounds, including the music they listen...