Home > Medical > Hearing management > Multimedia How noise affects your health Listening to loud noises for long periods can have a huge impact on your health, one of which is permanent deafness. noise 0 advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors SPONSORED: You can shape the world's new first truly smart hearing aid SPONSORED: This hearing aid evolves in real life to keep getting smarter Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.