EAR plugs are as essential on a night out as condoms, according to experts.
Audiologists say they can prevent revellers getting tinnitus — in the same way condoms have protected a generation from STIs.
Ear plugs are as essential on a night out as condoms, according to experts[/caption]
The charity Action on Hearing Loss said vending machines in pub and club toilets can sell multicoloured versions to make them “cool”.
Four million young people are reported to be risking permanent ear damage from loud music.
Gemma Twitchen, from AoHL, said: “Thanks to campaigns, posters and ads over the past few decades safe-sex awareness is a given.
“But why are we not taking ear plugs for protection on a night out?
“You see loads wearing big headphones and more discreet designs, so why not wear tiny plugs at a gig or a rave?”
MOST READ IN HEALTH
Prostitute who earns £2,000 a week reveals the average penis size … and how much she enjoys work
ITCH YOU CAN'T SCRATCH
From STIs to chafing, what your itchy testicles REALLY mean (and when you should be worried)
Going to bed at THIS time is the key to getting the perfect night's sleep — and waking up in a good mood
Bloating isn't just uncomfortable – it could be a sign of these FOUR serious illnesses
Around six million UK adults have a ringing in their ears.
Sufferer Tre Lowe, a DJ, said: “Staff at loud venues are protected by law but punters are not.
“They can offer quality earplugs or sell them in vending machines.”
- GOT a story? RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL email@example.com