Ringing in Kids’ Ears

Do feel like some of the things you say to your teen fall on deaf ears? That may actually be true, well sort of.

According to a new study, permanent ringing effects the ears of 20% of high schoolers and 3 out of 4 experience temporary ringing. Worse more students did little to nothing to protect their hearing.

And hearing isn’t the only issue. Their ringing also called tinnitus or tinnitus can affect your teen’s rest, relationships, and learning ability. You can encourage you kids to use ear protection when they are at loud events.

But the biggest culprit is headphones and ear buds. Consider monitoring your children’s volume and time spent listening. They may think you’re playing a sour note, but it’s advice that will be music to their ears.

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