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Hearing Loss

Several studies indicate variance in the prevalence of hearing loss in Saudi Arabia, however, they suggest that the incidence of hearing loss is significant. In addition, hearing loss is much more common in the elderly, because hearing loss can develop over several years, many people are not aware of the extent of their loss until family and friends bring it to their attention. Even then the problem is often ignored or explained with excuses such as ... people are speaking so fast or they mumble.

It is worth mentioning that although hearing loss could be temporary, permanent, sudden, progressive and usually painless, it is a health problem that may be an indication of a serious medical condition. That is why the logical and intelligent solution to a hearing problem begins with a visit to an Audiologist.

In order to fully understand hearing loss and hearing loss types, it is necessary to understand the function of the hearing system

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