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Ear Plugs

Can You Hear Me Now? Or Do You Just Get a Ringing or Buzzing Noise?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

You take off your headphones and... ring! Your ears buzz. Or hiss. Or rumble. It's called tinnitus and almost everyone deals with it. It's usually a temporary annoyance -- but for some, the ringing never stops.

Study: 15 Minutes In World Cup Stadium Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The South African researchers found the noise in the stadium "reached dangerously high levels," averaging 131 decibels but up to 144 decibels. At thes...