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Age-Related Hearing Loss (Presbyacusis)

What is age related hearing loss?
Why do we lose our hearing as we grow older?
What other symptoms should I watch out for?
How can I tell if I have a hearing problem?
What should I do if I have trouble hearing?
What treatments or devices can help?

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  1. Newman, Craig W., et al. “The Hearing Handicap Inventory for Adults: psychometric adequacy and audiometric correlates.” Ear and hearing6 (1990): 430-433.
  2. Sataloff’s comprehensive textbook of otolaryngology; head and neck surgery: Otology, Neurotology and Skull base surgery. 2016

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