May 31, 2018, is Save Your Hearing Day; learn how to save your hearing with this article. According to The World Health Organization 1.1 billion people ages 12-35 listen to personal audio devices at “unsafe volumes,” risking permanent hearing loss. The availability of smartphones with access to music through earbuds has contributed to this increase. This article offers simple ways to protect against hearing loss: get headphones that fit; give your ears a rest; turn the volume down, get earplugs for concerts, sporting events, etc. Be careful not to push earbuds deep into your ears, and get regular hearing screenings. These simple actions may save your hearing as you age!
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