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Can loud music really damage your hearing?

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According to a popular heavy metal group, “Rock n' roll ain't noise pollution.” Well, maybe not, but if you listen to loud music or other types of noise for an extended period of time, you run the risk of damaging your hearing. Habitual exposure to noise above 85 dB will cause a gradual hearing loss in a significant number of individuals, and louder noises will accelerate this damage. So when the band starts to pump up the volume, it's time to reach for hearing protection in the form of disposable foam ear plugs, or in case of very intense noise levels, ear muff type protectors.



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