What Does Hearing Loss Sound Like?

Posted on January 27, 2012. Filed under: 1, hearing education, hearing educatoin, hearing health | Tags: , , , , , |

Many people may be suffering from hearing loss and not even know it.  Hearing damage can occur from prolonged exposure to loud noise in the work place. The National institute of Occupational safety and health (NIOSH), provides examples of normal hearing, moderate hearing loss , normal hearing with background noise and moderate hearing loss with background noise.  Individual may compare their hearing to these examples to identify whether or not they suffer from loss of hearing.

Normal Hearing Loss

Moderate Hearing Loss

Normal Hearing Loss With Background Noise

Moderate Hearing Loss With Background Noise

If you believe you may suffer from hearing damage, it is very important to visit your local audiologist. The expert will help in the diagnosis and treatment of your condition, so you may enjoy a better quality of life.


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