Hearing loss has many different causes and contributing factors. Age related hearing loss is the most common. Hearing loss can also be caused by excessive exposure to loud noise.
There are many possible causes of hearing loss, with some of the most common including:
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.
Just as there are a number of possible hearing loss causes, there are also various types of hearing loss:
Changes in your hearing can be a gradual process or you may experience a sudden change in your hearing health. Loss of hearing may also occur at any age, so it is important to be aware of the signs and causes. Identifying hearing loss is not always that easy and other people may notice changes before you do.
If others have commented on your hearing or you have noticed a change, book a free hearing test to check your hearing health. At Amplifon we are here to help determine which type of hearing loss you have, how it was caused and what can be done to help.