Fun facts about hearing

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Posted Tuesday November 23, 2021

  1. Measured at -20.6 decibels, Building 87 at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, is the quietest place on Earth
  2. Sitting close to loudspeakers at concerts (which can reach about 120 decibels) can damage your hearing in just 7.5 minutes!
  3. At the age of 65, one in three adults has some hearing loss; however, a majority of the people who suffer from hearing loss are under age 65.
  4. Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States.
  5. Excessive noise exposure is the number one cause of hearing loss.

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