How can I help protect my hearing?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Just as overtaxed joints wear out faster than those that are gently strengthened and stretched, ears become damaged if they're overexposed to loud noise. Protect your hearing by eating folate-rich foods -- found in leafy green veggies, egg yolks, and corn. And go easy on the heavy-metal concerts.

Common mistakes can seriously damage your hearing. In this video, audiologist Dr. Craig Kasper discusses the easy ways you can protect your hearing from normal but destructive noise.

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