July 03, 2023
Just like sight, hearing is a vital organ that is part of a person’s senses. Often, we do not give the necessary importance to our hearing health; however, we must take care of it from the first years of life. Nowadays, people are constantly exposed to various types of noise pollution, generating detrimental effects on their health. In this opportunity, Dr. Francisco Salaverry, otorhinolaryngologist at Clinica Ricardo Palma, gives us some recommendations to take into account.
Types of noise pollution
There are several types of noise pollution that can damage our hearing. Among the most common are:
Our specialist recommends:
If you live in areas with a high traffic flow, you should keep your windows closed or use earplugs during rush hour when the noise is very intense. This is to reduce the risk of hearing damage.
Dr. Francisco Salaverry
Otorhinolaryngologist at Clínica Ricardo Palma