Are you one of those who suffer from hearing loss? See the following infographic from Yoga Health Tips to learn more about what are its causes and precautions to take so that you can enjoy good hearing as long as possible.
earing loss is defined as being partly and/or totally unable to hear sound in one or both ears. According to the National Institutes of Health, National Council on Aging, approximately 12 percent of the U.S. population — or 38 million Americans — have significant hearing loss.There are a number of potential causes attributed to hearing loss, including infections, birth defects, the aging process, injuries to the head or ear, ototoxic reactions to drugs, and exposure to excessive noise.
For most people, hearing loss happens slowly – so slowly in fact that it’s hard to notice it deteriorating at all. Indeed, you may realize somebody has signs of hearing loss before they realize themselves. This infographic from Hidden Hearing provides information on hearing loss and provides some guidance for family and friends of the one losing their hearing.