Thanks to modern technology, smartphone apps can determine if your environment exposes you to harmful noises that may cause permanent or temporary noise-induced hearing loss.
There is a great article in Healthy Hearing that provides information about the Best Smartphone Decibel Meter Apps to Measure Noise Levels by Debbie Clason.
You’re bringing the grandchildren to see your favorite professional sports team take on the league leaders. Will the roar of the crowd be enough to warrant wearing ear protection? Or maybe you’ve hired a local band to play outside at your daughter’s graduation party. Is the music too loud for your guests and the neighbors?
Fortunately, you don’t need to rely on your best judgment in order to know the answer. Thanks to modern technology, your smartphone can determine if your environment exposes you to harmful noises that may cause permanent or temporary noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).
There are several Apps available for both Android and iOS – check all of the Apps that Healthy Hearing recommends in the article by Clicking Here.
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Susan E. Terry, Au.D., F-AAA, F-NAP
Doctor of Audiology
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