Loud Music puts 1.1bn Young Adults at Risk of Hearing Loss: WHO

March 7, 2015 1:51 PM

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report to show that listening to loud music causes damaging effects to ears. The report has warned that more than a billion teens and young adults are at risk of losing their hearing ability because of listening to too loud music or noise not only from headphones but also from bars, nightclubs and concerts.

"In the past, we limited ourselves because we weren't around our cell phones 24/7. We didn't have them, you would use landlines. You wouldn't go places and listen to your iPod", said Dr. Amber Lim Coronado with UR Medicine.

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