One of the most successful Playback singers Alka Yagnik is diagnosed with a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss. The singer recently shared the news with her fans via social media. Yesterday, she posted a picture of her with a caption sharing a health update.

Alka Yagnik Reveals Rare Hearing Loss Diagnosis:

On 17th June, playback singer Alka Yagnik took to her Instagram handle to share about her health. The singer has been diagnosed with a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss. She has undergone medical supervision and has also been educated about her condition.

Alka Yagnik Shares Personal Struggle with Rare Hearing Loss Condition:

While sharing her experience Alka Yagnik wrote, 'To all my fans, friends, followers and well-wishers. A few weeks ago, as I walked out of a flight, I suddenly felt I was not able to hear anything. Having mustered some courage in the weeks following the episode, I want to break my silence now for all my friends and well-wishers who have been asking me why I’m missing in action. It has been diagnosed by my docs as a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss, due to a viral attack…This sudden, major setback has caught me completely unaware. As I attempt to come to terms with it please keep me in your prayers. For my fans and young colleagues, I would add a word of caution regarding exposure to very loud music and headphones. One day, I wish to share the health perils of my professional life. With all your love and support I am hoping to recalibrate my life and come back to you soon. Your support and understanding will mean the world to me in this critical hour.'

Industry Colleagues Send Well-Wishes to Alka Yagnik for Speedy Recovery:

Many of her colleagues from the industry expressed their concern and wished her a speedy recovery. 'I had a feeling something was wrong... I'll visit you once I return... May you recover quickly by God's grace,' singer Sonu Nigam commented on Yagnik's post.

Shankar Mahadevan said, 'Praying for your speedy recovery Alkaji !! You are going to be absolutely ok and rocking as usual ! Loads of love and best wishes.' Another talented singer Ila Arun, wrote, 'So sorry to hear this Dearest Alka I saw your picture and reacted, but the I read , it’s heartbreaking, But With Blessings. And today’s Best Doctors you will be fine and soon we will be hearing your sweet voice Love you always take care.' 

Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Causes and Implications:

Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a kind of hearing loss that is caused by issues affecting the cochlea, auditory nerve, or central nervous system. Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to hair cells in the inner ear. The major causes of SNHL are exposure to high-volume music directly into the ear, trauma, or conditions present since birth, and every other thing that affects hearing. 

We wish the talented singer Alka Yagnik a speedy recovery.