Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear. A deaf person has little to no hearing. Hearing loss may occur in one or both
Statistics. About 20 percent of Americans, 48 million, report some degree of hearing loss. At age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss.
Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by
1150 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 85, Number 12 June 15, 2012 Hearing Loss in Older Adults ANNE D. WALLING, MB, ChB, and GRETCHEN M. DICKSON, MD, MBA
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Your hearing care professional will identify the type of hearing loss and make recommendations for treatment so you can start enjoying better hearing right away.
Adult hearing problems & hearing loss in one ear among adults are highly treatable conditions. Learn about causes & solutions – start hearing better today!
Hearing loss is a common problem that everyone experiences from time to time. Most commonly it occurs when flying or traveling up a mountain, and a full sensation
Examples of conditions that cause sensorineural hearing loss are noise and just living a long time. If you have a sensorineural hearing loss, your goal should be to
Hearing loss affects approximately one-third of adults 61 to 70 years of age and more than 80 percent of those older than 85 years. Men usually experience greater