Hearing is one of the human body's most remarkable senses. It connects us to people, helps keep us engaged, and brings the world around us to life. Losing this vital sense doesn't typically happen overnight, and isn't always as obvious as other physical changes and challenges.
SEVEN SIGNS OF HEARING LOSS
✔Frequently asking others to repeat themselves
✔Turning the TV to a volume others find loud
✔Having trouble understanding conversations in noisy places
✔Difficulty hearing women and children's voices
✔Feeling like others are mumbling
✔Avoiding social situations that were once enjoyable
✔Being told by others that you have hearing loss
DO I HAVE
To find out if you have hearing loss:Schedule a hearing evaluation
with a hearing professional.
I HAVE HEARING
LOSS - NOW WHAT?
The gradual nature of hearing loss (in most cases) can make it feel less urgent to address. What you decide to do depends on numerous factors, like personal and professional needs, physical and mental health well-being, and long-term quality-of-life goals.
CAN'T I JUST IGNORE IT?See what you could miss if you do:
TO GET HELP!
Making the decision to treat your hearing loss is smart. Research clearly shows that hearing better leads to living better. And hearing loss is one of the most treatable conditions there is. Congratulations for choosing to live a healthy hearing life!
"When I finally decided it was better to hear than to be stubborn, it was life changing. Hearing loss was affecting many aspects of my life. I'm so glad I got hearing aids!"
"My hearing aids are of enormous importance in maintaining a healthy, socially interactive lifestyle with family and friends. I couldn't be happier."