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How does hearing damage affect the body?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Hearing damage may affect the body by causing severely impaired hearing or total deafness, which can have a significant impact on quality of life. The person will need to learn coping skills in order to communicate with others. This impairment may lead to anger, depression, and social withdrawal.

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