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How to Know if You Need a Hearing Aid

Hearing loss is definitely common. It is not an illness nor a disease, it is, on the other hand, next only to arthritis as a type of health problem for all people who are more than 65 years old. And approximately 28 million people, 1 in 10, Americans would have an impaired hearing.


Evaluate your own hearing problem - how to begin? The very first thing is not to take any recommendations or advice from anyone else such as your spouse, kids, neighbors and so on. Get up in the morning and start to keep track (perhaps take down notes) on what is going on with the sounds around you. if someone would say please and you hear it as cheese, keep in mind to write it down. In addition, if someone would say more and you hear door, pay attention to this and don't neglect it or block it out or even blame the person who said it, just recognized what happened. Don't try to argue with someone or pay attention to them saying "You need hearing aids speech". Observe your days when it comes to the sound, what is the number on the television volume control when you watch just by yours - the number when someone else in the house would watch and control the volume. If you go out, do you hear the sounds of the birds? What about your fish tank, your air conditioner, running water, or even the sound of your feet on the floor or rug?


 Choose the things that make noises and sounds that you know and take note of what you are hearing and not hearing such as the traffic, wind, rain, music and so on. And if someone would ask If you hear the doorbell, phone or whatsoever, then answer them truthfully and take not of it. After a while, you will start to see what is going on with the sounds around your life. If you want to learn more about hearing aids, you can visit


You may perhaps be mixing C, D, T and S, having problems hearing all of the consonants, having problems hearing your grandchildren or notice that the low pitch sounds are louder in contrast to the high pitch sounds. All of these observations are vital when you are ready to go forward for hearing assistance.


Go to your physician - not a hearing dispenser, to your physician, your ENT or GP. Visit a doctor before you purchase any forms of hearing aids devices. By means of skipping a formal medical assessment, you will fail to diagnose that you may have a serious problem.