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What is Age-Related Hearing Impairment?

What is Age-Related Hearing Impairment?

  • Age-Related Hearing Impairment: Progressive deterioration of hearing ability that affects both ears and occurs with aging. The hearing loss is sensorineural in nature and is most noticeable at high frequencies. There are a number of risk factors associated with age-related hearing impairment: smoking, ototoxic medication, cardiovascular disease and exposure to loud noise. It is estimated that a third of people over the age of 60 have some hearing loss and more than half of people over the age of 75 years have hearing loss.

Age-Related Hearing Impairment: Introduction

Types of Age-Related Hearing Impairment:

Broader types of Age-Related Hearing Impairment:

What causes Age-Related Hearing Impairment?

Causes of Age-Related Hearing Impairment: see causes of Age-Related Hearing Impairment

What are the symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Impairment?

Symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Impairment: see symptoms of Age-Related Hearing Impairment

Age-Related Hearing Impairment: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Age-Related Hearing Impairment.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Age-Related Hearing Impairment.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Age-Related Hearing Impairment: see treatments for Age-Related Hearing Impairment

Name of Age-Related Hearing Impairment

Main name of condition: Age-Related Hearing Impairment

 

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