Types and causes of hearing loss2
Sensorinueal Hearing Loss
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss. In fact, 90% of adults with hearing impairment fall into this category. Aging and being in a noisy environment can cause this to happen. If you suffer from sensorineural hearing loss, you will most likely notice:
Not only did the sound decrease in volume, it also appeared distorted.
High-pitched speech (such as soft consonants) is difficult to hear.
Low-pitched voices (such as vowels) are easier to hear.
This type of hearing loss is due to problems with the cochlea and auditory nerve, which can be treated by using hearing aids or surgery. For more information about surgical procedures, please consult a physician.
Mixed Hearing Loss
Mixed hearing loss is a phenomenon of conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss.
In this case, in addition to using a hearing aid, you must also be treated with earwax removal, medication, or surgery.
But sometimes, hearing loss is a temporary phenomenon. This situation is very common, and its cause may be any of the following: