What is Hearing Loss?
Millions of people around the world have hearing loss. It often comes on gradually or is caused by repeated exposure to loud noises. Any decrease in hearing can cause disruptions in daily communications, negatively impact social and mental health, and lead to comorbidities that drastically lower quality of life.
There are many reasons why we lose our hearing, but the most common are prolonged exposure to noise and the aging process. Other causes include ear infections, head injuries, and certain medications. The good news is you are not alone and you can do something about it.