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Can listening to loud music really cause hearing loss?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
It depends on two variables.
The intensity of the noise (greater than 85 decibels) and the duration of exposure. If you are exposed to loud music for at least 8 hours a days and if the loudness is great enough, you will develop NIHL, (noise induced hearing loss). And this is a permanent high frequency hearing loss.

In brief: Absolutely
It depends on two variables.
The intensity of the noise (greater than 85 decibels) and the duration of exposure. If you are exposed to loud music for at least 8 hours a days and if the loudness is great enough, you will develop NIHL, (noise induced hearing loss). And this is a permanent high frequency hearing loss.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Yes
Any persistent loud noises more than 80 db can cause damage to the hair cells of the cochlea and thus cause hearing loss.

In brief: Yes
Any persistent loud noises more than 80 db can cause damage to the hair cells of the cochlea and thus cause hearing loss.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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