Pump up the volume?

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
July 24, 2014 15:30

"Can weekly exposure to high volumes reduce the level of hearing in young people?"

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Weekly exposure to high volumes, such as listening to loud music, discotheques and rock concerts, can reduce the level of hearing in young people.. (photo credit:MCT)

I attended the end-of-year concert of my 10-yearold grandson, who plays electric guitar in a music school that creates ensembles of rock-music instruments.

The volume was so high that my chest pounded with the vibrations, and I had to leave the room for the other pupils’ performances.

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