Hearing Health Blog
Sure, we all recognize when a really loud noise hits our ears such as a train zooming by, a firework explosion or the roar of the crowd at a game, but we don’t always take notice of the frequency of our exposure to loud sounds. The frequency of our exposure to noise can also impact our hearing health over time.
With summer in full swing, it is a good time to talk about how to protect your ears from noise exposure. Did you know that repeated exposure to sounds at 85 decibels or higher can damage your hearing? Here are some examples of the decibel levels of common noises from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association : 40 dB – a quiet room