We all know that there are a lot of benefits headphones but despite all of that, there are serious downsides that headphones bring most especially to a person’s health. With the use of these gadget, there is convenience. For instance, you have a cellphone large phone. Once it ring, you don’t have to answer it by immediately getting your phone on your bags or perhaps your pocket. All you have to do is click a button from the headphone and then you can talk without holding the phone with your hand.


Despite all of that, there at still many critics about the use of these new equipment. Some say that it poses a great danger to human’s health. Here are some:


  • Hearing loss – Using the headphones in a loud volume can harm your sense of hearing making it hard for you to hear clearly. This is the primary reason for using loud earphones. Also, using headphones for a long period of time will severely affect the sense of hearing.
  • Tumors – Excessive use of headphones may lead to tumors which will eventually damage your hearing.
  • Heart attacks – Some experts says that the long loud hours of using earphones will be at a higher risk of heart attack compared to people who are not using it.

The recommended use of earphones is less than one hour and with a volume of not more than 60 percent.