Headphones Increase the Risk of Hearing Loss

Do you spend a lot of time with your headphones on your ears and listening to loud music? Well, slowly but surely this bad habit can damage your ears and can increase the risk of hearing loss. Even your phone is warning you that this can happen! Stop doing this and read the surprising facts we found after making a complete reseacrh!

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Audiologists say that headphones cause damage to your ears the same way other loud noises do, resulting in “noise-induced hearing loss. If you repeat the action, over time and every day, the sounds from your headphones cause the hair cells in the cochlea to bend down too much or too severely. If they just plug the headphones again and do this frequently, your ears don’t get time to recover. Then, the damage can be permanent and the results will be pure, you will low your hearing or will completely lose it, independently how much old you are.

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Loud music and headphones can also cause a ruptured eardrum that will also result in hearing loss. Even, we know this fact, every day I see teens, children, and adults on the street, wearing headphones, listening to music and paying no attention to any other sounds.

My advice to you is that if you can’t imagine to spent the day without headphones, to do this at least one hour per day. Take off your headphones, listen to other people what are saying to you and listen to the sounds of nature which can’t destroy your ears. Thanks a lot for your time and have a nice rest of the day!