Damage to hearing can be gradual. Typically age related hearing loss and noise induced hearing loss are gradual in nature and with gradual hearing loss people tend to get used to it and believe it to be the norm and ok. ..
Hearing loss usually occurs gradually. Hearing can decline due to ageing or noise exposure or both and this decline can take many years. With such a gradual rate of hearing loss, most people learn ways to compensate and they may not be aware of hearing loss. ..
Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of any corresponding external sounds. It may be perceived in one ear or both, or ‘in the head’. It is often described as ringing, whistling or buzzing or even like a roaring ocean. ..