by gage mews
definition: when there is a diminished sensitivity to the sounds that go into your ear.
Symptoms: don't think you hear as well and always asking for someone to repeat something for you.
Causes: Age, noise, genetics, illness, neurological disorders, medications, and chemicals, etc.
Treatment: hearing aids and cochlear implants
statistics: In the middle picture it is a picture that shows how many people have a hearing disabilities. There are 37 million adults with some sort of hearing loss.
prevention: Don't be exposed to loud noises and be careful about the medicines you take.