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Effects of Hearing Loss


What is hearing loss?

A person who has low hearing or the voice of another person, or is unable to hear the clear words of another person is suffering from hearing loss. This partial hearing loss after some time becomes a complete hearing loss. There are many symptoms and causes of hearing loss that can be recognized and treated in time. Hearing loss can be caused by physical problems, including damage to the hair cells in the inner ear. There are many reasons for deafness, due to which the hearing ability of a person decreases, all these reasons are as follows.

1. Damage Cochlea

The cochlea is an organ inside the ear that sends signals to the brain, but when a person is constantly exposed to noise, its cells start getting damaged and a blockage in sending signals to the brain, causing the person to have hearing loss.

2. Ear Infections

Infection in the ear or the enlargement of the ear bone causes pain in the ear and affects the ability to hear. And the person starts having the problem of deafness.

3. Eardrum problem

If there is any reason in the ear like ear infection, sudden pressure builds up, something goes into the ear due to which there is a hole in the eardrum, due to this the person becomes deaf and cannot hear anything.

Hearing loss can affect personal and work life

Hearing sounds and words help people to talk and understand. A person with hearing loss misses out on these sounds. This can cause problems with speaking, reading, and social skills. It is important to get tested if you think you have trouble hearing. Getting help early is key.

Hearing loss can affect a person in three main ways:

1. Limited opportunities for education and employment as a result of communication problems

2. Social withdrawal brought on by limited access to services and communication challenges

3. Emotional issues brought on by a loss in confidence and self-esteem



Many people are suffering from hearing loss because of increasing noise pollution, and many problems related to ears come to the fore, so treatment and regular check-ups are necessary. Any problem with the ear should be addressed to ENT.

 ENT is a medical specialist who is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the ears, nose, and throat. Dr. Manish Prakash Best ENT Doctor in Gurgaon is working with a mission to provide excellent services in healthcare.

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