The ear is one of the most fragile organ in the body. This the main reason why, ear problems constantly occur in many individuals. One of the major hearing loss causes is due to old age. But there are other several hearing loss causes such as the accumulation of earwax, ototoxic medications, ear injury, ear infection, otosclerosis, Mnire’s disease, interrupted blood flow, tumor, and acoustic neuroma.
Aside from these causes, autoimmune diseases like rheumatic arthritis may as well be the reason behind rapid hearing loss. These were just a few of the common hearing loss causes. Many children may experience permanent hearing loss due to overexposure to noise during early stage of their lives. And because of that, it is important to know the initial problems that would occur, and consult an audiologist to know the degree of hearing loss. Some may be advised to wear hearing aids. But precaution and observation is the best the everybody can do before the risk factors may cause these life distressing ear problems.