Adult Hearing Loss

Signs of Hearing Loss in Adults – When should I seek help?

  • Do you often have to ask people to repeat themselves?
  • Do you find that you have more problems understanding speech in the presence of background noise than when you are in a quiet room?
  • Do you have difficulty following a conversation when you are in a group?
  • Do you have to set the TV or radio louder than what your family or friends would like for it to be?
  • Do your family members or friends complain that you don’t seem to hear well or that you often misunderstand them?
  • Do you have a constant ringing or buzzing sound in one or both ears?

Consequences of Hearing Loss in Adults

Hearing loss can have a significant impact on an individual’s professional, personal and social life. Some of the consequences of hearing loss include:

  • Frustration
  • Embarrassment
  • Difficulty functioning in a work environment (for e.g. hearing in meetings or on the phone)
  • Conflict with friends or family members
  • Isolation. Many people start withdrawing from social situations because if their hearing loss.
  • Depression


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