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Top Ten Signs of Hearing Loss

Top Ten Signs of Hearing Loss

 

Did you know that over 466 million people have disabling hearing loss (432 million adults and 34 million children)? And approximately one third of people over 65 years of age are affected by disabling hearing loss.1

Below are some common symptoms that could indicate signs of hearing loss.

  1. Trouble hearing or understanding people talking on the phone
  2. Trouble following conversations in groups of people
  3. Your family or friends complain you listen to the TV too loud
  4. You strain to hear or understand conversations
  5. Difficulty hearing in noisy environments like the mall, restaurants or crowded rooms
  6. You say "what?" or "huh?" often or you frequently ask people to repeat themselves
  7. You believe people do not speak clearly to you or that they mumble
  8. You misunderstand what people say or respond inappropriately
  9. You have trouble hearing or understanding children and women
  10. You become annoyed at others because you can't understand what they are saying

Most everyone at one time or another experiences some difficulty hearing, however if you recognize more than a few of these symptoms, it would benefit you to have your hearing screened by an audiologist.

At Hart Medical Equipment, a hearing screening including your initial consultation with the audiologist is free and without obligation!

Click here to learn more and schedule your free hearing screening today!

Learn more at Hart Medical Hearing Care at hartmedical.org/hearing

1 https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/deafness-and-hearing-loss

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