Definitions for "Noise induced hearing loss"
A term referring to the slowly progressive sensorineural hearing loss that results from exposure to intermittent and/or continuous loud noise. non- organic hearing loss - A loss of hearing for which there is no known organic basis.
can happen when you have been exposed to loud noise over a long period of time, and is usually worst in the high frequencies. Speech sounds with the highest frequencies are consonant sounds such as "s", "sh", "t" and "p". The hearing loss will be similar in both ears and will get worse if you continue to be exposed to loud noise. The effect on hearing may not be noticed until years after you were exposed to the noise.
Hearing loss resulting from prolonged exposure to loud noise, or a short traumatic exposure to very loud sound.