The extent of damage to your hearing caused by noise depends on:
- Decibel level: How loud the sound is.
- Distance: How close you are to the source of the sound.
- Time: The length of time you are exposed to the sound.
Factors Affecting Hearing Loss
1 in 8 kids today suffer from hearing loss. This is the reality that parents are forced to confront, and it’s only getting worse. In fact, a recent study showed that 19.5%, or nearly 1 in 5 children between 12 and 19 years old, suffer from some level of noise-induced hearing loss. The cause of this epidemic is ...