5 Signs You Might Have A Hearing Loss

People often ask me, “How did you know you had a hearing loss?” and it is a harder question to answer than you might expect. Hearing loss often sneaks up on you gradually so the signs are easy to miss. It may seem that everyone has simultaneously decided to start mumbling. Or you no longer hear the punch line of jokes. Or you miss important details in meetings. Or you start to avoid socializing or other activities that you like for fear of not being able to participate fully. If some of these things ring true, it is probably time for a hearing test.

Click here to read my recent article in Healthy Living Magazine where I describe Five Signs You Might Have A Hearing Loss.

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4 thoughts on “5 Signs You Might Have A Hearing Loss

  1. My oldest daughter has significant hearing loss. People sometimes joke that I’m losing my hearing because I ask them to repeat stuff. It’s about time I got my hearing checked.

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  2. I think the most common sign of hearing loss we see at our office are family members who know the patient can’t hear. Usually, the challenge is convincing the person that their hearing loss is actually damaging their relationships. Showing them their audiogram (compared to normal hearing) and letting them try hearing aids seems to help them understand what they are missing by not hearing the world around them.

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