One of the less frequently asked questions, for obvious reasons which is it is something seem to be not so vital. Until it happens to you which will be too late. I can confidently say I am very fortunate to be part of the masses that were taught and enlightened about hearing loss at a young age, of which I still wish I knew about it way earlier. As an aspiring sound engineer studying at an Academy of Sound Engineering, in one of first year industry lectures we were visited by a qualified Audiologist. An Audiologist is a licensed healthcare professional who specializes in diagnosing and treating hearing, balance and tinnitus disorders. We shall discuss further about the disorders as we go along with the content. The experience was very enlightening and the information presented to us was very helpful. Since the day I was enlightened about hearing loss I became more cautious about my hearing especially in a music environment. Hellen Keller once said “Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people”.
Hearing loss is when your ability to hear is reduced. A hearing loss makes it more difficult for you to hear speech and other sounds. Like any other diseases hearing loss is very dangerous. Experiencing hearing loss feels like the world is fading away but it is actually getting louder day by day. Think about couple of centuries back when people could hear themselves think wherever they are compared to now whereby you have to spend a fortune to find a quiet, peaceful place to hear yourself think. What I am trying to prove is the fact that the land is filled with distractive noise pollution. Noise pollution that does not only affect humans but all living species. Hearing Loss, Its Causes and Prevention Paper