Causes of hearing loss
Hearing loss has many different causes and contributing factors. Understanding what causes your hearing to change can help you in deciding what you do next and whether hearing aids are an option you want to consider.
Some of the causes of hearing loss unfortunately we cannot avoid like age related hearing loss and some that we have some control over e.g. avoiding excessive exposure to loud noises. We are here to help explain the most common types and causes of hearing loss.
Changes in your hearing can be a gradual process or it can be a sudden change. Identifying hearing loss is not always that easy and other people may notice changes before you do.