Think you may have a hearing loss?
Take this simple quiz to help find out.
Have difficulty understanding what is being said, unless you are directly facing the speaker?
Find yourself complaining that people are mumbling or slurring their words?
Continually ask people to repeat words or phrases, even though they feel they’re speaking loud enough?
Prefer the TV or radio louder than others do?
Have difficulty understanding conversation within a group?
Avoid group meetings, social outings, public facilities or family gatherings where listening may be difficult?
Have trouble hearing at the movies, concert halls or other public gatherings, especially where sound sources are at a distance?
Have ringing in your ears or other head noises (hissing, buzzing, crickets)?
If you answered YES to at least two of these questions, you may have a hearing loss and could benefit from a hearing test.