high frequency hearing loss Tag

How does hearing loss affect us as we get older? Just as your sight naturally deteriorates, so does your hearing and age related hearing loss kicks in at around fifty years old, affecting the high frequencies of hearing first. It is quite easy to think that your hearing is OK for a lot longer than it is and here's why:- Your hearing deteriorates relatively slowly over time. You make small changes, for example, you start turning the television up. Maybe you are leaning in to hear what's being said. You may also start reading facial expressions more. It is quite common for family and friends to notice you have a hearing loss first. Remember, if you are turning the TV up and they have normal hearing, they will start to see the signs. They may also have to start raising their voice