What is Hearing Loss

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Hearing impairment or loss is the reduction in hearing sensitivity, which can be due to a number of different factors. This implies that the sound intensity of some or all frequencies has to be increased, for the ear to be able to perceive all sounds.

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When there is pain or ear discharge or vertigo-sensation of imbalance or ringing sound in the ear or damage to any part of the ear like; outer, middle or inner  ear, a Hearing Test is necessary to rule out hearing loss.

Hearing Loss is progressive. When you do not take timely action to correct the problem, hearing will deteriorate.

Generally there are four Degrees of Hearing Loss:

Hearing Impairment is usually categorized either as…

Hearing Aid Centre Chennai What is Hearing Loss
Hearing Aid Centre Chennai What is Hearing Loss

Conductive Hearing Loss can be treated medically or surgically, Hearing Loss is caused by wax block, glue ear, perforation in the tympanic membrane, Eustachian tube block, inflammation of the middle ear, discontinuity / less elasticity in ossicular bone chain. Where medicine or surgery cannot solve the problem, people with Conductive Hearing Loss can often be helped with Hearing Aids.

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Sensorineural Hearing Loss is nerve deafness, caused by some abnormality of the Cochlea, auditory nerve or the hearing portion of the brain. Most Sensorineural Hearing Loss is caused by defects or damage to the Cochlea – Retro Cochlear because of age, hypertension, excessivenoise, ototoxic drugs, congenital, hereditary, strain, environmental causes etc.
For Sensorineural Hearing Loss Hearing Aid is the Best Solution…

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Mixed hearing loss is a combination of sensorineural and conductive hearing loss. It results from problems in both the inner and outer or middle ear. Treatment options may include medication, surgery, or hearing aids.

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus means “to tinkle or to ring like a bell”. Tinnitus is a subjective experience where one hears a sound when no external physical sound is present. Some call it “head noises” or “ear-ringing”. Noises in the ear or head possibly of pulsation, ringing, hissing or buzzing usually associated with some Hearing Loss. Main causes are Otosclerosis, Wax, Hypertension, nerve diseases, tumours, over smoking, drug and alcohol, menieres disorder, perforation in tympanic membrane etc.
For certain cases there is no cure, Hearing Aid can be a substantial solution.

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