Routine Hearing Exams are Important: Stay Tuned in to Life’s Sounds

Happy mature woman who no longer suffers from hearing loss, serving food to her family during Thanksgiving meal at dining table.

Hearing loss is typically a slow process, making it easy to ignore the subtle changes in your ability to hear sounds. Although children are frequently tested, most adults don’t even think about scheduling a hearing test like they would their vision. You wouldn’t disregard a decline in your eyesight, so why wouldn’t you monitor the health of your hearing?

Here are 6 reasons to get your hearing examined on a regular basis:

  • Spotting the Signs: Everyday situations can expose potential hearing issues. Ask yourself these questions: Do I frequently ask people to repeat themselves? Do I need to turn up the volume on the TV? Do noisy environments make discussions hard? It’s time for you to get a hearing test if you replied yes to the majority of these questions.
  • Following Guidelines: The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association recommends hearing screenings every decade until age 50, and every three years after that.
  • Family History Matters: If other family members have hearing loss, this is an excellent reason to schedule a hearing exam with us.
  • Establishing a Baseline: We will use baselines, which will give a frame of reference for further comparison to monitor changes to your hearing over time.
  • Early Diagnosis and Treatment: Issues, like earwax accumulation, or noise-related hearing loss, can be detected early on by regular hearing exams, preventing additional damage.
  • Diagnose Medical Conditions: Underlying medical disorders, like kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, or high blood pressure can sometimes be indicated by hearing loss. Addressing these conditions may improve your hearing.

Getting answers

Your physical safety, emotional well-being, and social life are some of the far-reaching consequences of untreated hearing loss. Hearing aids can significantly improve your hearing and overall quality of life, allowing you to fully engage in conversations, enjoy social gatherings, and remain alert to important sounds in your environment.

Don’t miss out on important work meetings, your grandchildren’s laughter, or the voice of a loved one.

Protect your hearing and keep enjoying the sounds of your life by making an appointment for a hearing assessment with us today.

The site information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. To receive personalized advice or treatment, schedule an appointment.