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Hearing loss can increase with age


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You may have age-related hearing loss if you notice that sounds are less clear, you are unable to hear the phone or doorbell ring, you have to increase the volume on your television or radio, or it sounds like people are mumbling. There is no cure for age-related hearing loss, but talk to your family doctor for advice on how to manage it, such as wearing a hearing aid.


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presbycusis, age-related hearing loss, hearing aid

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Rated on: 11/24/2014 7:45:51 PM

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