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How can you prevent tinnitus?

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Your risk of developing tinnitus increases with exposure to loud noises, so hearing protection is important. If you find yourself around noise so loud you cannot speak at a normal conversational level, you should wear ear plugs, move away from the noise source, or turn down the volume.

SOURCES: American Tinnitus Foundation. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The Mayo Clinic. University of Texas Medical Branch.




 

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on February 16, 2017

SOURCES: American Tinnitus Foundation. American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The Mayo Clinic. University of Texas Medical Branch.




 

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on February 16, 2017

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