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Overuse of mobiles, headsets leading to hearing problem - Enviro Led Tech
Overuse of mobile phones and headsets is increasingly becoming the cause of tinnitus, a hearing problem, as the PGI has seen a rise in such cases in the past three to five years. According to Dr Sanjay Munjal, ENT Department, PGI, they get 40-42 adults and 15-20 children with complaints related to hearing per day. Of the total adults, about four have a hearing problem caused by excessive use of mobile phones and headphones and air pollution. “This comes to about 10 per cent cases being caused due to these three reasons. This trend has increased in the past few years,” he said. Using mobile phone or headset for more than two hours makes one prone to hearing problems. Likewise,