Registered Levels for Common Sounds Information provided by the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Normal conversation, computer typing – 50-60 decibels Noise from highway traffic – 70 decibels Earplugs recommended for prolonged exposure at this level – 85 decibels Lawn mower, ATV, power tools – 90 decibels Loud rock concert, car horn – […]
This TIME article highlights important information about teens and hearing loss. iPods can be harmless, but they can also be harmful: “It’s a matter of how high you listen and for how long.” Click here to read more
Two Ears Are Better Than One! Click here to read more about binaural hearing aids and severe profound hearing loss.
Definition, Causes, Treatments of/for Tinnitus Audiology World News (Sweden) – Research This study indicates that suppressing or ignoring the distracting sound of tinnitus is harmful to one’s concentration and can lead to more detrimental effects later on if continually ignored. Click here to read more. Audiology World News (USA) – Research Medication normally used to […]