Hearing Blog

18 Everyday Sounds That Can Hurt Your Hearing

April 2, 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. 


Think exposure to loud noise has affected your hearing? Contact us today to schedule a hearing test and find out!


This blog was originally published on www.starkey.com.


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