Common Causes Of Hearing Loss

PROLONGED HIGH FEVER Due to infections, injury, disease, etc..
STROKE Caused by an interruption of blood flow to the brain.
CONCUSSION Impaired functioning of the brain resulting from a violent blow.
ACCOUSTIC TRAUMA Sudden, high intensity sound, as in an explosion.
OTOTOXIC DRUGS Drugs that can damage or negatively affect a persons hearing.
DISEASES OF THE EAR Otosclerosis, Cholesteatoma, Meniere's, etc.
INFECTIONS The presence of bacteria, viruses, or parasites in the body.
BIRTH DEFECTS Malformation of the outer, middle or inner ear, etc.
NOISE INDUCED Prolonged exposure to high levels of noise.
PRESBYCUSIS Hearing loss due to old age.

According to a recent study conducted by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine roughly
20% of Americans suffer from hearing loss.