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Hearing Damage from High Pitched Noises

by Teegvin
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Teegvin
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Feb21-07, 11:05 PM
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Does a loud noise that is beyond my range of hearing still do damage to my ears?
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Feb22-07, 08:05 PM
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Higher frequencies (3,000 to 6,000 Hz and beyond) at very high volume levels will produce a sensorineural hearing deficit. Its not so much the pitch as it is the loudness.


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