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Is sleeping with music bad?

Isn't listening to music while you sleep just a little bit better than doing nothing? Scientific studies have shown that listening to music, especially when the tempo is slow, can help you fall asleep faster and have a more restful night's sleep. It also provides a natural mood boost, which could lead to improved performance at work or school the next day.

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How many decibels does it take to kill a human?

Around 210 Decibels is the point at which sound becomes lethal to humans. That's about the same loudness as a close-by jet engine and around 2,000 times more intense than an average conversation. Researcher Jurgen Altmann showed that a 210 dB is the absolute threshold in painful sound intensity in humans. This is the level at which pressure the body's inner organs can influence the body.

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Is 50 percent hearing loss a disability?

"Deafness in one ear is not a disability under the American with Disabilities Act, as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, because the plaintiff could not establish she was substantially limited in the major life activity of hearing" says a federal appeals court.

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How loud can a human yell?

I am pretty confident that a person can scream at 120dB of sound pressure level. A decibel of sound is measured on a logarithmic scale - which means that for every three decibels more you are hearing five times as much sound. 120 dB is loud enough to cause pain in your ear drums - so it probably also causes some internal noise issues in your body's ear canal.

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Is it OK to sleep with your phone next to you?

Some people sleep with their phone next to them for various reasons. Some people use the clock on their phone as a timepiece and a security blanket. Some people might use calming apps before they go to bed. But the question is, is it okay?

According to The Washington Post, cell phones are killing us. They are slowly making us deaf to the outside world. It’s sad but true. It states that people have been sleeping next to their cell phones for over a decade, and now there is a big issue with it

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Can you die from headphones?

"But can you die? The answer is no...Unless you are really, really really unlucky!"

It's entirely possible to die from wearing headphones for too long. The idea is not so unbelievable when you use headphones regularly and start feeling the effects of time passing by you. But we're not talking about just any old headphones here, no, we're talking about how to avoid dying from the most common type: earbuds that plug into your phone.

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Why does noise-cancelling hurt my ears?

Noise-cancelling headphones reduce the volume of ambient noise by using a microphone to pick up that outside sound, triggering an opposing sound wave that neutralizes it. The process requires a substantial amount of electricity and has been known to damage user's ears.

It’s no secret that we live in a noisy world. With the constant hum of traffic, the conversations from nearby tables, and the sounds from your TV or computer speakers, it can make sitting in silence something of a luxury....

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Can earphones damage your brain?

The brain is not affected by earphones, though the damage they do can be.

It is an age-old question: is it dangerous to use earphones while listening to music, watching a movie, or simply using the headphones on your mobile phone? While they provide convenience and relieve stress that we often face in our day-to-day lives, it is important that we think about the effects of prolonged exposure.

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What is the loudest thing in the world?

The world’s loudest sound is believed to be the Krakatoa eruption in 1883. It was so loud that the eruption could be heard 3,000 miles away in Indonesia.

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How do you get earwax out without Q tips?

To remove wax from your ears without Q tips, there are other things you can do as well. Try placing a warm compress on your ear and leave it there for awhile. Wax will melt and come out. Another way is to use a special ear wax removal kit that is sold in many drugstores.

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Can you reverse hearing loss?

It's a scary thought that hearing loss might have you worried. Fortunately, with some careful listening, there are ways to help improve your hearing. Remembering the following tips can be helpful in reversing hearing damage: avoid smoking, being too loud when using headphones or earbuds, or staying up for extended periods of time".

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How To Prevent Hearing Loss

If you're anything like us, then the sound of silence sets your teeth on edge. Who wants to be bored or lonely? Not us! So we go to concerts and sporting events, fire up the leaf blower and love blasting music without giving a second thought to what is happening to our hearing.

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