#HearingFactFriday: The odds of having hearing loss go up as we age


Surprise, surprise. There are more older people with hearing loss than younger people. OK, it’s not actually a surprise. But it is interesting to see these statistics from a recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey — and how exponentially the numbers increase with each decade.

Want to know more interesting things about hearing loss? Our website is full of them. A good place to start is our Hearing Journey Tool. It’s got something for wherever you might be on your hearing journey — whether you’re just starting to research hearing loss, wonder if you have hearing loss, or are actively searching for hearing loss help.

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