Prolonged use of headphones can easily cause deafness: experts give safe use time

How long is it appropriate to use headphones each time?

With the popularity of TWS true wireless earphones, wearing earphones has now become an indispensable part of young people’s daily work and study. But wearing headphones for a long time can easily cause damage to your hearing and, in serious cases, it may cause deafness.

Studies have shown that if a person uses earphones for more than 6 hours a day, or more than 2 hours at a time, hearing will be severely damaged for a long time, and the chance of getting presbycusis 20 years earlier than normal people.

If the earphone is used for a long time exceeding 80 decibels, it is easy to cause neurological deafness. It is best to use the headphones for no more than 60 minutes at a time, and the volume should not exceed 60% of the maximum volume.

If you use headphones in an outdoor Ultrain environment, you will involuntarily turn on the volume. For example, in a street bus light environment, the noise volume can reach 80 decibels. Then the volume of the player must be adjusted to 85 decibels or higher to hear clearly. Try to avoid using the headset for a long time in a noisy environment.

Experts also suggest that you should try to use speakers to listen to music. If you must use headphones, the order of safety should be: head wear> ordinary earplugs> ear hook> ear earplugs.

In addition, you can do health exercises for the ears, gently pull the earlobe, and light the pinna to protect the ears.

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