Berkeley Hearing Center

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2317 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94704

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Hearing Health Blog

Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a public health issue that affects millions of people every year.  It is an equal opportunity problem, affecting all ages.  It doesn't distinguish between skin color, sexual orientation, rich or poor.  Because we live in the modern world, we are exposed (over-exposed?) to loud sounds in every facet of our lives-work, leisure, travel, etc. 

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Anyone can have hearing loss.  Many people assume hearing loss affects only 'old people'.  In fact, the majority (65%) of people with hearing loss are below the age of 65; and nearly half of all people with hearing loss are below the age of 55.  So if you do, you’re not alone.  You’re in the company of nearly 40 million

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