Risk Factors For Hearing Loss

April 19, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

An important part of preventing hearing loss is understanding the causes. There may be more causes of hearing loss than you think.

  1. Age related hearing loss – There is not a lot that can be done about age related hearing loss. Your best bet is to make sure you are get your hearing checked regularly as you age and stay proactive about treating hearing loss when it begins.
  2. Noise induced hearing loss – In most cases the best thing you can do to prevent noise induced hearing loss is keep a pair of ear plugs on you. Eddy the Ear has a great video about this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MTf8qV89Y4
  3. Physical trauma related hearing loss – The best thing to do here is to seek medical attention right away after physical trauma. If it has been a while since the incident then schedule an appointment right away to get checked out.

Healthyhearing.com has a list of other possible causes of hearing loss. The list includes iron deficiency, sleep apnea and chronic stress among other things. You can read more here: https://www.healthyhearing.com/report/52947-Surprising-causes-for-hearing-loss

It’s important to understand what can cause hearing loss so you can take action to prevent it, or if you already have some hearing loss, to keep it from getting worse.

CaptionCall is an active advocate for people with hearing loss.  We encourage people with hearing loss to seek treatment early and to actively manage their hearing health.  Our mission is to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected for a longer, happier, healthier life!

Written By John Apgar, Marketing Coordinator

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