Healthy headphone use: How loud and how long? – Harvard Health Blog (

Headphones and earbuds are nearly ubiquitous, but how often do people think about whether or not they are using them safely? Knowing about safe listening levels and safe length of listening time will help people protect themselves while using their listening devices.

Good to know that as headphones proliferate to billions of people, we will know how to protect our precious hearing. Maybe they’ll do it automatically in the future!


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JP Williams (@floridaman)
6 months ago

Huh, I’ll be saving this article. i’ve got my headphones in most of the day, don’t want to ruin my hearing permanently

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