Possible signs of Hearing Loss

Do you frequently miss words when people are speaking?

● Do you ask people to repeat themselves?

● Do others tell you your TV or radio is to loud?

● Do/Have you work(ed) in a noisy environment?

● Do you have a ringing or buzzing in your ears?

● Do you ever experience dizziness?

● Have others told you they think you have a hearing problem?

Three Types of Hearing Loss

● Sensorineural

● Hearing deterioration of the inner ear (nerves)

● Possible causes are aging, noise exposure, or illness

● Conductive

● Hearing deterioration of the middle and inner ear (bones, eardrum,

membrane)

● Possible causes are traumatic injury, tumors, fluid in the middle ear,

exposure to loud noise

● Mixed

● Combination of Sensorineural and Conductive hearing loss

Hearing Loss Statistics

● 3 in 1,000 infants are born with severe to profound hearing loss

● 1.4 million children have hearing problems

● 1 in 14 age 29-40 already have a hearing loss

● 1 in 6 baby boomers age 41-59 have a hearing loss

● 1 in 4 people over the age of 65 have hearing loss

● 1 in 3 people over the age of 75 have a hearing loss



 

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Dyer, IN 46311
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