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)
- Wax buildup
- Ototoxic drugs (medications that damage hearing)
Hearing loss can occur at any time during your lifespan. No matter the cause of your hearing loss, you can benefit from getting your hearing checked by a hearing care professional.