There are so many different reasons for hearing loss, but most often hearing loss is linked to the aging process. Hearing loss due to age is often passed on through genetics and tends to happen gradually over time. In fact, it occurs so gradually many people don’t even notice they have hearing loss. 

The following are 10 common signs that you may have hearing loss.

If you suspect you or a loved one is suffering from hearing loss, contact a hearing healthcare professional today. 

1. You have trouble hearing people talking on the telephone.

2. You have trouble following a conversation when people are talking at the same time.

3. The family complains that the TV is too loud.

4. You strain to hear conversations. 

5. You have trouble hearing in noisy environments. 

6. You say ‘What?’ a lot.

7. People don’t speak clearly. 

8. You misunderstand what people say. 

9. You have trouble hearing children and women.

10. You become annoyed at others because you can’t understand what they say. 


Moving Forward with Hearing Loss

If you notice one or two of these symptoms of hearing loss, no need to worry; hearing loss with age is very common and The Hearing Clinic at Woodlake can help identify and treat it. Call a hearing professional so they can do a quick and easy diagnostic hearing screening to discover the extent and nature of your hearing loss and make recommendations for hearing loss solutions.

There are a lot of choices available to treat hearing loss and one will be the right fit for your unique hearing loss, lifestyle and budget.