Is Your Music Too Loud?

For a person who might be loosing their hearing by several decibels as they age, what does ‘too loud’ mean? But for a normal person, there is thankfully a ‘loudness’ standard to compare. The World Health Organization advises limiting the use of personal audio devices to less than an hour a day at a volume of less than 85 decibels, roughly equivalent to the beep of a microwave. This article gives a range of audio listening limited by its loudness. Important to take note, as the repercussions in later years can mean not being able to hear at all, not just music!

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