For Millions, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing

For Millions, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing

For Millions, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their HearingA recent study revealed that permanent hearing damage is a growing problem – mainly due to electronic devices.

Key takeaways:

– 53 percent of people with hearing damage report having no exposure to loud noise at their workplaces.

– The primary cause of their hearing damage is loud noise from headphones.

– Loud noise causes irreversible damage to the hair cells found in the inner ear. These hair cells are responsible for sending signals to the brain.

The louder the noise and the longer you are exposed to it, the more likely it will damage your hearing.

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