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Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

When we talk to people about hearing loss, we often discuss noise-related and age-related hearing damage, the most common causes of permanent hearing loss. Hearing loss can be brought on by many other factors – from impacted earwax to diabetes to head injuries. Here are a few unexpected sources of potential hearing loss: Shingles Shingles is a painful reactivation of …

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Undertreated & Undiagnosed Age-Related Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

Hearing loss is the third most common health condition among aging adults. Age related hearing loss is the gradual impairment, or reduced ability, to hear over time. Though it is prevalent, impaired hearing can easily be ignored and untreated. This is particularly impactful for older adults whose health is more at risk. It is important to be aware of the …