We found a great infographic to learn what objects can harm your hearing as well as quick facts and recommendations on how you can preserve your hearing! Check out some of the tips below.
Did you know? We have approximately 15,000 hair cells in each ear! That seems like a lot, right? Well, loud noises and prolonged exposure to high volume levels can damage the cells easier than you might think. And once the cells are gone, they are gone.
In the infographic below, you will see a few examples of what objects at a certain volume can damage your hearing. A good rule to go by to prevent hearing loss from these objects is this: If someone is 3 feet away and you cannot what they are saying, that means the noise level could be damaging to your ears! Take a look and see how you can prevent hearing loss.
Fun fact: Here are a few celebrities that suffer from hearing loss: Neil Young, Sting, Bono, Thorne Yorke, Phil Collins, Sylvester Stallone. Do you see a common thread between some of these celebrities? Hint: Most are in the music industry.
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Tex Hooper says
I like your hearing tips. I need to get some new hearing aids. My old ones are broken.