Our hearing ability can contribute how well you function in your daily life. Hearing loss may affect your social life. A hearing aid does not cure hearing loss, but they can help hearing impaired people. Hearing loss can be caused by many different ways, some of them can be treated by medicine or surgery. Due to hearing loss many emotional and social problem occurs like- worry and anxiety, reduces social interaction, depression.
There are three types of hearing loss-
Conductive hearing loss-Conductive hearing loss can be caused due to allergies, infection in the ear canal, fluid in the middle ear from cold.Conductive hearing loss can be removed by surgery.If it cannot be corrected by surgery then hearing aids are used for hearing.
Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)-Sensorineural hearing loss can be caused due to exposure to loud noise, virus or disease, malformation of the inner ear, tumors.It can be treated by medicine or surgeries.
Mixed hearing loss- Mixed hearing loss occurs when Sensorineural hearing loss and Conductive hearing loss both take place in the ear at the same time.It shows that there is damage in the outer, middle and inner ear at the same time.It is caused due to infection, tumors, head injury.
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