Causes Of Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Can Happen At Any Age And Can Be Due To:

  • Natural angeing process
  • Exposure to loud or constant noise
  • Illness or compliance at birth
  • Heredity / congenital causes
  • Toxic medication
  • Ear infection
  • Tumour
  • Trauma / Injury

Sensorineural Hearing Loss May Occur Due To:

  • Ageing
  • Alcohol
  • Stress
  • Constant noise at work
  • Loud music, rock concerts,headphones / earphones
  • Hobbies like shooting
  • Ototoxic medication
  • Degeneration of the nerves leading from the inner ear to the brain


If you cannot carry on a normal conversation in the presence of noise or the noise is too loud for your ears, you can potentially have hearing loss.