Are you noticing that you cannot follow the dialogue in the theatre,you cannot feel any pleasure when listening to your favorite music in concerts or you can’t take part in conversations with the family at birthday parties?
With advancing age, from about 50, your hearing starts to diminish naturally. This is linked to the hair sensory cells in the inner ear, whose performance falls off over time. In addition to this, though, the auditory nerve and the auditory center are also affected by the aging process. The specialist term for this age-related hearing deterioration is presbycusis.
However, there are many other factors that can cause or accelerate a reduction in hearing.