Block Out the Noise

Hearing loss from noise exposure can be prevented. Learn more about how you can protect your hearing from permenant damage due to noise with the resources provided below. If you suspect hearing loss in yourself or a loved one, seek a medical evaluation by a physician. 

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Noise and Hearing Protection

Exposure to excessive noise can damage hearing, and it is important to understand the effects of this kind of noise, particularly because such exposure is avoidable. LEARN MORE

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

Noise exposure is increasingly common in children, and overexposure to noise can cause both temporary and permanent hearing loss. LEARN MORE

Hearing Loss

You may have hearing loss and not even be aware of it. LEARN MORE

Tinnitus

Over 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus or head noises, which is the perception of sound without an external source being present. LEARN MORE

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  • How long can you be around different noise levels before damage can occur to your hearing? For guidance on time exposure to noise at various decibels, go to: CDC Vital Signs Infographics

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