Question: How loud does a sound have to be before it damages your hearing?

Answer A sound needs to be over 80 dB before it can potentially cause permanent hearing damage.  However, it is not as simple as just the loudness of the sound.  The duration of exposure and how the sound enters the ears are equally important. The louder the sound, the less time it takes before damage … Continue reading Question: How loud does a sound have to be before it damages your hearing?