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Causes of Presbycusis

Causes of Presbycusis

Presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss is most often caused by gradual changes to the inner ear or auditory nerve. Heredity, occupational hazards and some medications can augment hearing loss.

List of causes of Presbycusis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Presbycusis) that could possibly cause Presbycusis includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Presbycusis

Presbycusis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Presbycusis:

Presbycusis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Presbycusis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Presbycusis:

Presbycusis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Presbycusis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Medications or substances causing Presbycusis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Presbycusis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Various medications may have some effect on hearing: aspirin, some antibiotics
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What causes Presbycusis?

Causes: Presbycusis: Inner ear changes from aging cause gradual hearing loss.

Related information on causes of Presbycusis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Presbycusis may be found in:


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