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Hearing Impairment is an inability to hear the sound.It may occur in one ear or both the ears.It may be permanent or temporary.In this ppt, we will identify the causes, symptoms, types of hearing loss and many more.n

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hearing impairment

Hearing Impairment

Source: Hearing solutions

what is hearing impairment
What is hearing impairment?
  • Hearing Impairment or deafness is an unability to hear.
  • It may occur in one or both the ears.
  • It may occur due to genetics, aging, exposure to noise, etc.
  • Person suffering from this disease may often lead to depression, anxiety and health problems.
hearing loss may be temporary or permanent

Hearing Loss may be temporary or permanent.

  • Condition occur in hearing impairment is cronic ear infection.
  • Human hearing extends in frequency from 20-20,000 Hz.
  • In India, more than 1 million cases of deafness is recorded per year.
  • World Health Organisation(WHO), reports that 5% of the total world's population is suffering from the hearing loss.
signs and symptoms
Signs and Symptoms
  • pain or pressure in the ear.
  • difficulty in understanding speech.
  • sounds or speech becoming dull.
  • issues in hearing the high volume rate.
  • asking others to speak more slowly, clearly and loudly.
types of hearing impairment
Types Of Hearing Impairment
  • Sensorineural Hearing Impairment
  • Conductive Hearing Impairment
  • Mixed Hearing Impairment
  • Neural Hearing Impairment
  • Noise: The increasing sound of MP3 player effects the deafness. Hearing loss may occur due to exposure to noise. Louder sound can cause early damage to the ears.
  • Aging: Degeneration of delicate inner ear structures occurs over time.Some degree of hearing loss is observed in over half of people who are above the age of 60. This deafness is age-related.
  • Genetics: Your genetic can be also a reason for ear damage. When looking at the genetics of deafness, there are 2 different forms, syndromic and nonsyndromic.
medications if you take very high doses

Medications: If you take very high doses of aspirin, other pain relievers, etc., then these medications are considered ototoxic.

  • Illness: Illness such as heart disease, illnesses that result in high fever high, blood pressure, and diabetes are also one of the major cause of hearing loss.
  • Ear infection: Hearing Impairment may cause due to many ear infections. If you neglect it for too long, then you may suffer from permanent hearing loss.
hearing impairment in different age factors
Hearing Impairment In Different Age Factors
  • Born Deaf:

This hearing disorder is present by birth. The symptoms can be seen during different stages of the child’s age.

  • Hereditary Factors:

It can be present at birth or develop later in life.Genetic factors (hereditary) cause more than 50% of all hearing loss in children.

  • Non-Hereditary Factors:

Non-genetic hearing loss is most often caused by illness or trauma before birth or during the birth process. there is about 25% of cases of hearing loss in non-genetic.

hearing loss in young age young generation

Hearing Loss in Young Age:

Young generation is very fond of listening music or watching movies at very high volume rate.Researchers conclude that if young adults frequently use headphones at a loud volume then it will definiatly increase the hearing impairment rate in the young people.

  • Hearing Loss in Old Age:

People between the ages of 60 and 70 have a partial or significant form of hearing loss.The age-related disorders most often occur in both ears, affecting them equally. There are many reasons losing your hearing in old age.