The effects of thunder sound on the ears are worse. If any person has a problem in the ear, then after hearing the sound of thunder or any sound which is above the hearing range worsen the condition.
Hearing Loss depends on the range of sound because for a normal person that rangeability is from 0-25 dB but above this range of sound can harm your ears.
The risk of hearing loss from loud noises depends on both the level of sound and the length of exposure.
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorder, the sound of thunder, gunshot have the extremely loud sound of about 120 to 150 dB that can damage hearing right away.
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The sounds of 85 dB or more can cause damage if there is long or repeated exposure.
According to the study, the mean maximum value noise level was 94 dB. The highest level is 106 dB.
Thunder occurs as an acoustical effect of high temperature and pressure during the lightning storm. The change in pressure affects the human ears, which is how thunder is heard.
When lightning strike on the surface then it creates high pressure. But it happens a few inches away from the origin and causing a rumbling noise.
Because thunder person can face many problems which are given below:-
- Rupture of the eardrum.
- Sensorineural Hearing Loss.
- Conductive Hearing Loss.
- Skull Fracture
- Burns to the external ear.
- Peripheral Facial Palsy
- Perilymph Fistula
The Frequency of this lightning injury-causing auditory or vestibular symptoms is unclear, probably it is small. The most serious problem due to the lightning strike involves cardiac and neurological system.
According to the study, only three patients seen in the last 8 years, out of a total of approximately 5000 patients with dizziness and hearing complaints.
The mechanism of injury to the auditory system is tentative and vary from case to case. The possible way may include rupture of the ear, acoustic trauma, flow of electric current through the cochlea, change in the vasculature, and hemorrhage.
Whenever electrical injury has occurred around the head then cataracts develop in about 6 percent of high voltage injuries and should be suspected.
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