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Limit the amount of time you listen. As the volume increases, less time is required before
you hearing could be affected.
Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, such as rock concerts,
that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe
volumes to sound normal.
Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you experience ringing in your
ears, hear muffled speech, or experience any temporary hearing difficulty after listening to
your portable audio device, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
You can obtain additional information on this subject from the following sources:
American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza American Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
Voice: (800) 222-2336
National Institute on Deafness and Other
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320
Bethesda, MD 20892-2320