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16 Unusual Facts About the Human Body


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Snore Loudness
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By 60 years of age, 60-percent of men and 40-percent of women will snore. But the sound of a snore can seem deaf­ening. While snores average around 60 decibels, the noise level of normal speech, they can reach more than 80 decibels. Eighty decibels is as loud as the sound of a pneumatic drill breaking up concrete. Noise levels over 85 decibels are considered hazardous to the human ear.