Diseases can lead to hearing loss
On the following pages, you will find more information about some of the more common diseases that cause hearing loss.
Diseases such as Otitis Media and Glue Ears may lead to hearing problems, and diseases such as otosclerosis and Usher´s syndrome often result in hearing impairment. Hearing may also be damaged by Tinnitus, Ménière´s Disease, Acoustic Tumours or Acoustic Trauma.
Even though the most common causes of hearing loss are excessive noise and ageing, both causing dead or damaged hair cells in the inner ear, many people also suffer from hearing impairment due to these diseases.
On the following pages, you will find more information about some of the more common diseases.