Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss is 100 percent preventable? Yet an estimated 26 million adults across the U.S. experience this type of hearing loss, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Use these tips to help you ensure you’re doing everything you can to protect your ears from damage inflicted by noise.
1. Listen with caution
Listening to music can be a very therapeutic activity. However, AARP explained that it’s essential you’re careful as to how you do so. Switch to headphones instead of earphones, as you usually get better sound quality at a lower volume. Follow the 60/60 rule …read more