Hearing Loss Directory
Hearing loss is on the rise, in part due to the popularity of playing loud music MP3 players. Other causes include age, medications, infections, earwax, and more. Hearing loss can range from mild to profound. Hearing loss treatments depend on the cause and include hearing aids, sound-amplifying devices, and antibiotics if the cause is an infection. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hearing loss is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Hearing Loss Treatment Options
Learn about different types of hearing loss and the solutions and treatments that are best suited for each type.
Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of hearing loss.
Want to Prevent Hearing Loss? 8 Tips to Help
Get tips for preventing noise-induced hearing loss and slowing the progression of age-related hearing loss.
Severe Hearing Loss: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
WebMD explains hearing loss and congenital deafness, including causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Dealing With the Emotions of Hearing Loss
Losing your hearing, or learning a loved one is, can bring about a range of uncomfortable emotions. Here’s how you can deal with this tough transition.
Living With Hearing Loss: Tips for Better Communication
Living with hearing loss? Use these tips for better conversations with others.
Your Hearing: Are You Losing It?
Certain factors point to a possible loss of hearing.
Living With Severe Hearing Loss
Dealing with severe hearing loss? A growing number of technologies and assistive devices are available to help you stay connected and communicate effectively. Learn about the latest options.