What's that ringing? It's a question too many teens are asking these days and it could signal a serious health problem.

FOX's Colleen Cappon has more in this edition of "Housecall For Health":

New research shows one in five high-schoolers have permanent ringing in the ears. Audiologists from Belgium say tinnitus is caused by loud noise exposure and just five percent of the teens tested said they use any kind of hearing protection, like ear plugs. Experts say in many cases, young adults fall behind academically because of the condition. The results are published in the journal PLOS ONE.

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Housecall For Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.