Hearing loss is usually a gradual process, making it easy to overlook the subtle changes in your ability to hear sounds. Unlike children, who get regular hearing tests in school, adults rarely even consider scheduling an appointment. So why would your hearing be any less important than your eyesight?
Here are 6 reasons to have your hearing examined regularly:
- Spotting the Signs: Day-to-day situations can expose potential hearing problems. Do you frequently need people to repeat what they said? Do you have a hard time hearing in noisy environments? Are you frequently cranking up the volume on your TV? If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, it’s time for a hearing test.
- Following Guidelines: The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association advises hearing screenings every decade until age 50, and every three years thereafter.
- Family History Matters: If other members of your family have hearing issues, this is a good reason to schedule a hearing exam with us.
- Establishing a Baseline: We will utilize baselines, which will supply a reference frame for further comparison to track changes to your hearing over time.
- Early Diagnosis and Treatment: Problems, such as earwax buildup, or noise-induced hearing loss, can be recognized early on by regular hearing tests, preventing further damage.
- Diagnose Medical Conditions: Hearing loss can sometimes point to root medical disorders like diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, or kidney disease. Addressing these conditions may improve your hearing.
Your physical safety, emotional well-being, and social life are some of the extensive consequences of neglected hearing loss. Hearing aids can substantially improve your hearing and total quality of life, allowing you to fully participate in conversations, enjoy social gatherings, and stay alert to important sounds in your environment.
Don’t miss out on the sound of a loved one’s voice, the laughter of a grandchild, or an important work meeting.
Make an appointment for a hearing examination with us right away to protect your hearing health and rediscover the sounds that enrich your life.