Musicians have a much higher risk of hearing loss that most people do, and many of us don’t really wear proper hearing protection. Even just listening to an ipod for an extended period of time can permanently damage your hearing. We also gradually lose our high-frequency hearing as we age.
Sound and Noise Addicts added these sound files as an unscientific gauge of your hearing.
If you can’t hear these tones, or aren’t sure, might be worthwhile for you to stick a butter knife in your ear and gouge out the earwax. Or go see a doctor.
And if you like white noise while at the computer, give this little $5 application a go. (Free evaluation.)