Hearing Loss

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How common is hearing loss?
  2. What types of hearing loss are most common in older adults?
  3. What impact can hearing loss have on an older person's life?
  4. Can certain medications cause hearing loss?
  5. Is hearing loss hereditary?
  6. What role does noise play in hearing loss?
  7. What can I do to protect my hearing from loud noise?
  8. What other factors play a role in hearing loss?
  9. How can I prevent infections that cause hearing loss?
  10. What should I do if my medication may be causing hearing problems?
  11. If earwax is causing a problem with hearing, what can I do?
  12. If I already have a hearing loss, can I get my hearing back?
  13. How do I know if I might have a hearing loss?
  14. What do I do if I think I have a hearing loss?
  15. What options do I have for treating a hearing loss?
  16. How can a hearing aid help me hear better?
  17. What other devices are available to treat a hearing loss?
  18. What is a cochlear implant and how do I know if I need one?
  19. What research is being done to help treat and prevent hearing loss?

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