Studies show that your hearing will deteriorate sooner than the earlier generations. Headphones that cover your entire ear are better than the little buds that you just stick right in. Those types of headphones are right in the path of your ear drum causing the high frequency decimal levels to go straight in your ear drum.
Professor Muchnik said that eighty percent of teens use their MP3s or iPods regularly, with twenty-one percent listening from one to four hours daily.
In Oregon schools their putting out awareness of this problem by a group called “Dangerous Decibels”. In European countries their PLDs limit at 100 decibels where as some can go to 129 decibels.
Researchers at the University of Flordia said that 17 percent of children in middle and high school have had some degree of hearing loss. Teenage boys listen to their tunes louder than girls, but all teens listen to their music louder then young adults. There are tiny hairs in the cochlea which transform sound vibrations into the nerve vibrations which makes hearing a song on the loudest decibel even more dangerous. One way to tell if you’ve been exposed to excessive sound pressure levels is that if you here ringing in your ears.
If you enjoy music that’s fine but don’t overdo it. Be careful with how much you listen and how loud you listen to your music.
Do you listen to your music to loud?
What happens if you keep listening to it that loud?
What makes teenagers listen that loud?