This video explains what hearing loss is, the prevalence rate in Canada and possible mitigation strategies. Hearing loss is becoming one of the most prevalent chronic health conditions in Canada. One of the main causes of hearing loss is often associated with the normal aging process. As we age, hair cells in the ear die and we are no longer able to perceive regular sound frequencies. In this video, a skit is presented that documents the lives of three university students along with what led to their visit to the doctor’s office.