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Facts About Noise: Impact of Noise and Auditory Integration Training

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Facts About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

  • Noise-induced hearing loss is often gradual, and therefore hard to detect. Unfortunately, this type of hearing loss is also often permanent.

  • Everyday noises can contribute greatly to hearing loss.

  • Because of noise in our society, hearing loss is appearing much earlier life than just 30 years ago.

  • Some causes of noise-induced hearing loss are so much a part of our daily lives that we fail to recognize them as a risk to our hearing health.

  • Ears cannot adjust to extremely loud or painful noises. So, if you feel that youíve adjusted to a loud noise, you are probably experiencing hearing

  • In addition to damaging hearing, researchers know that noise can cause stress related health problems such as elevated blood pressure, fatigue, reduced increased frustration and even difficulty in concentrating.

How Do You know When Noises Are Too Loud?

There are three things to consider about noise:

  1. How loud
  2. How long and
  3. How close it is

Noises in excess of 85 decibels are considered by qualified audiologists to be in the danger zone for hearing health:

  • You canít hear someone three feet away.
  • You have pain in your ears after leaving a noisy area.
  • You hear a ringing or buzzing in your ears immediately after exposure
  • to a noise.
  • You have difficulty understanding speech; that is you can hear people talking
  • but you canít understand them.
  • You must raise your voice to be heard by a person with normal hearing.
  • Speech sounds muffled or dull.

What Do You Do When Noises Are Too Loud?

  • The best way to avoid noise-induced hearing loss is to work on prevention early in life.
  • Eliminate unwanted noise.
  • Keep television, stereo and radio at a low or moderate volume.
  • Limit the amount of time you are exposed to loud noises.
  • Use household appliances that operate quietly.
  • Protect your hearing with devices such as earplugs when operating loud equipment or spending time in a noisy environment.

When Are Noises Too Loud?

Video arcades 110 dB
Live music concerts 110 dB and up
Gunshots 150 -167 dB
Movie theaters 118 dB
Health clubs/aerobic studios 120 dB
Sporting events 127 dB
Motorboats 85 -115 dB
Motorcycles 95 -120 dB
Snowmobiles 99 dB
Lawnmowers 90 dB

Original and PDF provided by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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