Do you know what damages your hearing? When is sound too loud? Check out this infographic to learn about sound and hearing loss. Sound pressure levels are very important when it comes to hearing problems. Repeated exposure to sound above 85 dB can cause hearing loss over time. According to the data in the infographic 38 million Americans have significant hearing loss.

One out of three people over the age of 65 has some degree of hearing loss. This infographic also illustrates ten celebrities with hearing loss. Many also suffer from tinnitus – a constant ringing in their ears. Among these celebrities are Bono, Neil Young, Phil Collins and many more in the last 300 years.


Source: http://www.wemindthegap.com/mind-your-ears-infographic/

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