What are the common causes of hearing loss in adults?
Some of the most common causes of hearing loss include:
- Excessive noise exposure
- Viral infections (such as measles or mumps)
- Ear wax build-up
- Ototoxic drugs (medications that damage hearing)
Hearing loss can occur at any time during your life. You can benefit from getting your hearing checked by one of hearing care experts, no matter what has caused your hearing loss.