presbycusis


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presbycusis

Deafness in elderly people caused by deterioration of tiny hair cells in the cochlea.
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presbycusis

n presbiacusia
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CAPD in the context of aging has been referred to as central presbycusis.
Thus, aging related pathologies (3) that compromise bio-psychosocial functions, such as presbycusis, must be addressed broadly and responsibly.
She had insignificant presbycusis bilaterally during her audiological evaluation.
According to the National Institutes of Health, presbycusis, the gradual age-related loss of hearing, is expected for older adults.
Higher serum aldosterone correlates with lower hearing thresholds: a possible protective hormone against presbycusis.
The possible reasons for the present observation may be presbycusis witnessed in older individuals.
Interactions of hearing loss and diabetes mellitus in the middle age CBA/ CaJ mouse model of presbycusis, Hear Res.
Those who did not consent for study and others who were diagnosed as cases of presbycusis were not included in the study.
This range can narrow from as early as 18 due to presbycusis, it can also be up to and beyond 5kHz https:// www.
Presbycusis, or auditory sensory loss, is characteristic of the aging process and may constitute one of the most incapacitating communication disorders [3].
sup][15],[16] The fact that only six patients showed a downward-sloping curve in the present series may be the result of other simultaneous etiologies of sensorineural hearing loss, such as presbycusis or noise exposure.