Concerned about hearing loss, experts in Malaysia urge for better headphone listening habits


Anyone wanting to avoid noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) or some form of hearing impairment have to pay attention to two important elements – loudness and duration – say local experts. — 123rf.com

As work and social activities shift online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, adults and children alike are spending more time plugged in to their earphones, wired or wireless.

According to the Harvard Medical Journal, it’s crucial that people know about safe sound levels as our world becomes more virtual and makes us more dependent on earphones.

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