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Hearing Loss

If you're suffering from hearing loss, you'll gradually notice changes. You'll think people are mumbling, concerts and movies won't sound the same, and you begin to become frustrated. Don't let the richness of life fade, see us to find out what we can do to restore your hearing and lifestyle and we also offer of 30 day trial period on new hearing aids and most of new hearing aids come with a 3 year warranty loss and damage, and a 1 year supply of batteries.

Your hearing loss could be caused by many factors.

Loud noises, illness, medications, and natural aging can all be causes of hearing loss. Your loss will likely happen gradually over several years. It's entirely possible family and friends will notice first.

There are various types of loss.

Your hearing loss could be high frequency, meaning you have difficulty hearing in crowds. Another symptom of high frequency hearing loss is hearing male voices but not female. Further, you may have difficulty understanding what someone is saying, which is also a symptom.

Are you missing important sounds?

  • Do you often miss certain words?
  • Do you ask the speaker to repeat often?
  • Have family or friends expressed concern?
  • Are you exposed to noise on a daily basis?
  • Are your volume levels too loud for others?
  • Have you experienced ringing or buzzing?

Are you hearing as clearly as possible?

Many people experience hearing loss gradually, often due to the natural aging process or long exposure to loud noise. Hearing loss can also be a sign of more serious health problems, Answer the following questions, developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and tested in an extensive study by the National Committee on Aging, to determine if you may have hearing loss.

I Have a problem hearing over the telephone.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I Have trouble following the conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

People complain that I turn the TV volume too high.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I have to strain to understand conversations.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I miss hearing some common sounds like the phone or doorbell ring. 

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I Have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background, such as a party.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I get confused about where sounds come from.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

. I misunderstand some words in a sentence and need to ask people to repeat themselves.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I especially have trouble understanding the speech of woman and children.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I have worked in noisy environments (such as assembly lines, construction sites, or near jet engines).

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

Many people I talk to seem to mumble, or don’t speak clearly.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

People get annoyed because I misunderstand what they say.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I misunderstand what others are saying and make inappropriate responses.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

I avoid social activities because I can’t hear well and fear I’ll make improper replies.

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)

Ask a family member or friend to answer this question; do you think this person has a hearing loss? 

  • Almost always (3 points)
  • Half the Time (2 Points)
  • Occasionally (1 Points)
  • Never (0 Points)
Score: If you scored ten or more points, you should have you hearing tested professionally.

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    116 E 5th St
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    Phone: (256) 381-9444

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