Are headphones bad for your ears

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Do you love listening music on Youtube or Spotify with a pair of headphones over your ears?  well, there is something you need to take care of, YOUR EARS. Those ears which make you enjoy the feel of the music and to make you able to connect with the world fluently.  You might say how can my headphones can be dangerous for me, but actually, they are. You might get permanent hearing loss from headphones.  let’s talk about your favorite headphones and what damage they can do to your ears.

You might say how can my headphones can be dangerous for me, but actually, they are. You might get permanent hearing loss from headphones.  let’s talk about your favorite headphones and what damage they can do to your ears.

Headphone Types-  There are many types of headphones available to use, from over the ear types to in ear buds.  over ear headphones are generally safe to use if you maintain a healthy volume level and used with caution. In-ear headphones are more dangerous than over-ear headphones, why?  Because of the distance between the ear drum and speakers.

Eardrum which resonates when we hear any kind of sound is very delicate and soft.  so when you hear loud music from these types of headphones, you might need to suffer from permanent or temporary hearing loss, which you don’t want to happen right?

What  precautions should be taken to avoid damage by headphones

1.Never listen to music too loud on any type of headphones and always try to maintain the sound level from 50 to 60 percent. because the higher you increase the volume, higher you become prone to hearing loss.
2. Always use good quality headphones
3. Always pay attention to decibel level, you should also check maximum decibel level of your headphones.
4.  try to choose noise- cancellation headphones
5. Never skip the high volume warning which your pc or smartphone gives you when trying to raise the volume to above a certain level.

Conclusion – Headphones performs as good audio device until you use them with precaution. otherwise, you are inviting hearing problems if the volume is not controlled.

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