Did You Know?
- Babies are not able to tell you they have hearing loss and the first year of life is critical to the development of normal speech and language.
- More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than the age of 65.
- Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech and can negatively impact your social and emotional well-being - hearing impairment can decrease your quality of life.
When a hearing loss goes untreated, it can have a negative impact on you and your family and social life as it affects your ability to understand speech and the sounds around you. Hearing loss can sometimes be a slow progression so it's very often overlooked, which is why it is important to make sure you get your hearing checked regularly.
Below are Hearing Loss Checklists of things that you can do at home to help monitor your hearing:
You can also call our direct line for a 60-second phone screening at (404) 633-6340