HEARING LOSS INFORMATION

Signs of hearing loss

 

The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly, or early signs of hearing loss can be significant and come about suddenly. Either way, there are common indications and hearing impaired signs. You should suspect hearing loss if you experience any of the signs below.

  • People around you seem to mumble
  • You often ask others to repeat themselves 
  • Difficulty following conversations when in background noise or when in groups 
  • Children and women's voices are difficult to hear
  • Need to turn up TV or radio louder 
  • Cannot hear high pitched sounds such as birds, crickets and bells
  • Did you ever work in a noise environment  or being exposed to a loud sound(s) for a long period of time?

Emotionally:

            Feel stressed out from straining to hear what others are saying.

  • Feel annoyed at other people because you can't hear or understand them.

  • Feel embarrassed to meet new people or from misunderstanding what others are saying.
  • Feel nervous about trying to hear and understand.
  • withdraw from social situations that you once enjoyed because of difficulty hearing

Medically:

  • have a family history of hearing loss.
  • take medications that can harm the hearing system (ototoxic drugs).
  • have diabetes, heart, circulation or thyroid problems.
  • have been exposed to very loud sounds over a long period or single exposure to explosive noise.

        Contact Clear Ear Hearing Aid Center at (219) 934-9747 for an appointment.

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Wednesday:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Friday:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday:9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday:Closed

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