How Does Noise Pollution Effect On Our Ear Drum?


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Effects on the Ear
• Deafness
o Temporary Deafness: This Persists for about 24 hours after exposure to loud noise.
O Permanent Deafness: Repeated or continuous exposure to noise of around 100 dB results in permanent hearing loss.
Even single exposure to noise of 160 dB can lead to rupture of ear drum and permanent deafness.

• Auditory Fatigue
Noise of 90 dB causes buzzing and whistling in the ears.

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