Signs of Hearing Loss


Hearing loss is one of the world’s most common health problems. Approximately one in ten people experience some degree of hearing loss in their lifetime. However, hearing loss continues to be one of the most ignored health problems, which is unfortunate, because its symptoms and its psychological side effects are highly treatable. But how do you know if you are suffering from a hearing loss?
If you have a hearing loss, you may notice that certain spoken sounds – like sh, th and f – are more difficult to hear than others. Sometimes it may seem like you can hear people talking but you cannot understand what is being said. These as well as the following signs can help you determine if you have a hearing loss:
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have a hearing loss. The good news is that digital technology can provide far more hearing instrument options that can really help you. 


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  • Do you often ask others to repeat themselves?

  • Do you turn up the TV or radio louder than others prefer?

  • Is it particularly difficult to understand conversation when there is background noise?

  • Does it seem as though others are mumbling when they speak to you?

  • Do you have difficulty following group conversations?

  • Do you find it difficult to identify from which direction sounds are coming?

Today's hearing aids offer better sound quality, reduced background noise and greater customisation capabilities. A hearing healthcare professional can help you determine the type and degree of your hearing loss as well as best course of action you can take. 

If you think you have a hearing loss or you would like more information about the signs of hearing loss get in touch with Julian Goad at The Woking Hearing Practice            Please call 01483 766072 for your appointment