According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly half of people ages 12–35 in middle- and high-income countries are exposed to unsafe levels of sound from their phones, MP3 players, and other personal audio devices. As a result, hearing damage in teens and young adults is on the rise. Noise-induced hearing damage is irreversible, and can lead to real quality of life issues including trouble understanding your loved ones and a constant, high-pitched ringing known as tinnitus.
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Hearing Loss Is More Common Than You Think
More people are experiencing hearing damage, but the issue has mostly gone under the radar.
Written by Curiosity Staff September 28, 2016
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