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Should I use headphones when I have hearing loss?

If you have sensorineural hearing loss and regularly use headphones, you might be listening to a louder volume than if you did not have hearing loss. This may mean you could be subjecting your ...
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Headphone usage with audiobooks

I cover the answer to the vast majority of this question in this answer. Basically, there are standards regarding the total sound exposure that is safe, but the evidence base for these standards is ...
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In-ear earphone to sleep

Asking for earphones/headphones which have a good sound quality is not on-topic for this group as this generates opinion related answers at best. Some people's idea of good quality can be very ...
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Optimal length of music break to reduce long term risks of noise-induced hearing loss?

Using noise isolating headphones poses no additional risks beyond regular headphones. Using high quality headphones poses no additional risks beyond wearing hearing aids, and in fact the materials are ...
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Which deteriorates hearing faster; treble or bass?

There are a number of issues wrapped up in this question. The first, which deteriorates faster treble or bass, is that Presbycusis, age related hearing loss, is a high frequency (i.e., treble) ...
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