Hearing Loss comes in many shapes and forms. Within the adult population, hearing problems can result from several issues.
common ageing hearing loss (presbycusis) which does affect both ears equally
- excessive noise exposure from work or recreational activities
Statistics Canada states that approximately 50% of Canadians over the age of 60 have hearing loss.
The Canadian Hearing Society has stated that 1 in 5 people with a hearing loss pursues a hearing device
Tinnitus is often connected to hearing loss, and clients often experience both conditions simultaneously.
The International Federation of the Hard Of Hearing has stated that over 90% of tinnitus sufferers also have a hearing impairment.
Statistics Canada has recorded that tinnitus has been experienced by 42% of Canadians aged 3 to 79.
Among these people, approximately 1 in 5 reported that the tinnitus was severe enough that it affected their sleep, concentration, or mood