The human ear is one of the sensory organs primarily meant for hearing the sounds in the external environment. Hearing loss refers to a condition whereby people to receiving sound signals and vibrations through the ear. Hearing loss is mostly an irreversible medical condition which cannot be cured by a specialist doctor. Thus, it is recommended that one should take proper care of the ear and should consult the doctor even on the slightest of a hearing problem. Symptoms of the condition include: trouble hearing consonants, avoiding social conversations, muffling speech and other sounds, trouble hearing people speak in crowds, and such others.
HOW IS HEARING LOSS DIAGNOSED?
It is statistically proven that about 2-3 of every 1,000 children are hard of hearing or deaf.