Concerts and earplugs

concert-ear-plugs-wpNext time you attend a concert or music festivalbring earplugs. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, it could save your hearing!For the study, researchers measured the hearing of volunteers before and after a music festival where the sound was roughly 100 decibels – which can cause permanent hearing damage within 5 minutes. Among people who wore earplugs, only 8% experienced hearing damage. But 42% of those who didn’t wear earplugs showed measurable damage.Follow me on Facebook