How Loud is Loud?

Steven Peskind, MD discusses how loud is loud

How do you know when a sound is too loud and might be damaging to your hearing? Sounds greater than 85 decibels can cause damage to your inner ear and hearing. I found this sound ruler very helpful to understand how common sounds in our lives and environment can be damaging to our hearing and make us aware we need sound protection. Simply click on any of the numbers and have your speakers turned on to appreciate these brief examples of what type of sounds and noise levels can damage our hearing.

Click on this link to learn more about the Interactive Sound Ruler How Loud Too Loud.

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