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Do You Have Hearing Loss?

Ask yourself these questions:  Or, download the checklist and have a loved one answer the questions.

 

Answer Yes or No to the following:

  1. Do you have difficult hearing people talk in noisy environments such as a restaurant?
  2. Do people seem to "mumble" all the time?
  3. Do people tell me that I have the TV on too loud?
  4. Are others often forced to repeat themselves when speaking with me?
  5. Do I have trouble hearing people when they are not facing me or are in another room?
  6. I feel embarrassed when I answer a question incorrectly because I didn't hear the conversation?
  7. Do I give up trying to hear the conversation and just smile, nod and laugh with others?
  8. Do I feel overwhelmed by large, noisy gatherings? I'd rather stay at home.
  9. Would I rather stay home alone than be with others in a noisy setting?
  10. Do I have trouble communicating with children because I can't understand them?
  11. Do I hear ringing, buzzing or hissing sounds in my ears?

If you answered YES to 3 or more, of the questions above, you should have your hearing tested... TODAY!