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Decreased sound tolerance often causes people to have an exaggerated startle response to sound that may lead to isolation, distress, anxiety, and the inability to concentrate, affecting performance at school or in the workplace. The normal reaction to decreased sound tolerance often leads to the overuse of sound attenuation created by hearing protection devices.
Hearing protectors are the most popular way to control hazardous noise. There are several issues related to the very essence of the protectors and the way they are chosen and used and we will examine some of the basic concepts involved and deal with their practical applications over the next few issues.
Alberto Behar explores the issue of hearing protection comfort related to usage.