The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that hearing loss affects more than 250 million people worldwide. But how can you tell if you are one of them?
Look for these hearing loss signs
1.Difficulty understanding people, especially in crowded places like restaurants
2.Need to have phrases repeated
3.High volume on the TV or stereo
4.Difficulty hearing on the phone
5.Difficulty following group conversations
Untreated hearing loss experience a 30-40% of grater decline in thinking abilities compared to those without hearing loss.
As your hearing loss gets worse, it will be more difficult to understand the world around you. It’s important to take action now.
Now or Never
Over time, reduced stimulation to your ears and brain can actually impair the brain's ability to process sound and recognize speech.