Do you ever feel like the people you’re talking to are mumbling or speaking too quickly? Are you having to ask others to repeat themselves frequently? Or maybe you’re struggling to follow a conversation when there is background noise?
If so, these could be indicators that you have a hearing loss.
It’s not uncommon for friends and family members to notice we have hearing loss before we do. Most likely, it’s because we use them as a crutch to help fill in the blanks when we are missing parts of a conversation. Or, they’ll recognize we’re having a hard time on the telephone. Another common issue is how loud the volume on our TVs is. (Spoiler alert: too loud!)
If any of this sounds familiar to you, it’s time to get your hearing checked.
How to get a hearing test
The most for-sure way to find out if you have a hearing loss is to get your hearing tested by a licensed hearing healthcare professional like Tim Harmon at Purchase Ear Technology in Paducah. We will be able to confirm not only if you have a hearing loss, but what type of loss you have and how severe it may be. We can also give you advice on options for treating it.
So should you get a test? Well, if you answer yes to any of these questions, the answer is “YES!” get a hearing test.
• Do you have trouble following conversations in groups?
• Are you having difficulty on the phone?
• Do you think others are mumbling?
• Do you think “I can hear, but I can’t understand”
• Is it hard hearing in noisy environments like restaurants?
• Have you noticed the volume of the TV or radio needs to be turned up?
Hearing is important to your health and quality of life. And with today’s advancements in hearing technology, there’s no need to struggle. So don’t wait — find out once and for all. Early detection is the key to hearing and living better!
Give us a call today at (270) 558-3996 or CLICK HERE to contact us today. Purchase Ear Technology is conveniently located at 2008 Broadway in Paducah, KY. At Purchase Ear Technology, you are more than a patient. YOU ARE FAMILY.