Does taking a break from loud noise or loud music really work? Part 1

There have been a number of studies over the years trying to gauge the benefits, if any, of moderation and taking breaks away from loud noise or music. The short answer is that we are not really sure, but possibly. How is that for fence sitting? Intuitively it does make sense that reducing the overall “time weighted”…

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And the winner is….(Part 2)

In part 1 of this blog series, I had talked about a patient who had a relatively rare 3000 Hz noise (music) induced hearing loss notch and not the more common one at 4000 Hz or 6000 Hz.  The ear canal resonance was at 2000 Hz as compared as opposed to the more common “average” of around…

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