Music Festivals and Your Hearing Health

Posted on July 13, 2011. Filed under: 1, hearing education, hearing educatoin, hearing health | Tags: , , , , |

Summer is a time for picnics at the park, family outdoor activities and for many it’s a time for attending music festivals. The problem with music festivals is they can cause damage to a person’s hearing health.  What can you do to prevent this damage from happening? In this article we will go over some steps that will help in the prevention of hearing loss.

Hearing damage can occur from prolonged exposure to loud noise. Music festivals, such as Lollapalooza, can last for hours, leaving your unprotected hearing at the risk of damage. Using protective devices such as earplugs, will help in reducing the level of noise your hearing is exposed to.

It is also important to take breaks from the constant exposure to loud noise during a festival, as well as maintaining an appropriate distance from the speakers.

If you would like to learn more ways in which you can safeguard your hearing health, visit your local Miami hearing center. An audiologist, such as Dr. Joseph Duran, will help give you more information that will help in keeping your hearing health safe.

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