Is it getting harder to hear what people are saying to you in crowded rooms with lots of background noise? Can you hear the phone ring? Do you often miss calls? You might be experiencing signs of hearing loss, also known as a hearing impairment. It’s okay, though, hearing loss is much more common than you might think.
Did you know that 3.5 million Australian adults are affected by hearing loss? As we get older, the incidence of hearing loss and hearing impairments continues to increase, particularly if you are over the age of 50.
Hearing loss is very personal. You may start to feel that you are missing out on conversations or perhaps you already feel left out. The good news is that there are so many ways you can improve your hearing health, especially if you recognise the signs of hearing loss early.
If yourself agreeing to at least two of these statements, you might have hearing loss. It’s okay. You’re not alone. Help is available. It takes an average of seven years for someone with a hearing impairment or hearing loss symptoms to seek help. Begin your journey sooner to prevent hearing loss. Take an online hearing test now or book an appointment today and you will be on your way to better hearing.