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About age related hearing loss

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Presbycusis is the fancy word for age related hearing loss. Causes of presbycusis include: Changes within the inner ear (damage to the tiny hair cells that pick up sound), Changes in the middle ear (stiffening of the tympanic membrane and ossicles), Complex changes along the nerve pathway leading to the brain, Cognitive changes in the brain.


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