If you’re flinching because your teen’s music is too loud, or if you find yourself leaving the room as your toddler plays with a noisy toy, remember that sources report children and teens have shorter ear canals, making them more susceptible to damage from noises that may just be annoying to an adult. The ear is, unfortunately, susceptible to sudden, irreversible damage.
There are concerns, too, that excessive noise may damage more than just your child’s hearing. “Noise pollution” can adversely affect a child’s health, sources say, affecting their nervous and circulatory systems.
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