Summer sounds can cause hearing damage

(HealthDay)—The sounds of summer can cause hearing damage, warn experts from Penn State University.

Huseyin Isildak, M.D., director of otology and neurotology in the Division of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, says that sounds associated with summer fun—fireworks, music concerts, and lawnmowers—can cause real damage. Ear plugs and moving far enough away from the noise source can prevent damage.

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