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18 Everyday Sounds That Can Hurt Your Hearing
Posted by Dianne Maclean on April 02, 2018
Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health condition in America — and exposure to loud noise is a leading cause. So what is considered “loud”?
Exposure to any sound 85dB and above can cause hearing damage, though duration is also a factor. Here are 18 common sounds that typically top 85dB.
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This blog was originally published on www.starkey.com.