Can You Hear Me Now? The Long-Term Effects Of Loud Noise

black man with hand to hear

Turning up the volume when your song comes on the radio is a natural instinct. It’s like having your very own concert in your living room (or car). But, if you listen to Adelle’s “Hello” at the loudest volume for long periods of time, you just might be asking “Can you hear me?” instead of singing it.

Audiologists at Specsavers Opticians and Hearing Centre in the U.K. found that an increasing number of young adults are requesting hearing test after reporting a ringing or buzzing noise in the ear, a common symptom of tinnitus.

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