Do I Need Hearing Aids

Do I Need Hearing Aids

Do I Need Hearing Aids?

If you’re not hearing as well as you used to, or think you might need hearing aids, then you may be noticing some common signs of hearing loss. But, don’t worry, you’re not alone!

Signs That You May Have Hearing Loss

Approximately 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. While hearing loss is more common in older adults, it affects people of all ages. So, how do you know if you’re one of them? Ask yourself these simple questions:

  • Do you think people mumble?
  • Do you often find yourself turning up the volume on the TV or radio?
  • Do you ask people to repeat themselves?
  • Do others tell you you’re not hearing well or that you talk too loudly?
  • Do you struggle to understand words in a conversation?
  • Do you find it difficult to hear in noisy places, like restaurants?
  • If you experience any combination of these warning signs, you may have a hearing loss.

What to do Next if You are Experiencing Hearing Loss

If you think you need help hearing better, have your hearing tested to find out for sure. A hearing test will tell you what you’re hearing and what you’re not and will provide you with a personalized hearing profile to help you find the best solution for your individual needs.

If your results do not indicate a hearing loss, congratulations. Simply put an annual hearing check-up reminder on your calendar to make sure you continue to hear your best.

If your results do show a hearing loss, today’s sophisticated technology provides many great options to help you hear better.

How to Find the Right Hearing Aid for You

Hearing aids come in a range of styles and with a variety of advanced features. What you choose will depend on the combination that best fits your specific hearing loss, lifestyle and budget.

Regardless of the technology you choose, treating your hearing loss will improve your relationships, physical and mental health, and performance at work. You’ll communicate better and enjoy life more!

Have Questions? Reach Out To Hearing Loss Experts

Soundwave Hearing is here to help. Did you know you can take a hearing test at home? Coming soon! Our patented, 2-button hearing test delivers clinically-verified results in just 3 minutes in the comfort of your own home. Learn about our innovative otoTune™ Hearing Test and, while you’re there, learn about our superior hearing technology, Sontro AI. Sontro AI is a state-of-the-art, self-fitting hearing aid that delivers crisp, clear, natural sound. And, it is easy to use. We’ll get you back to hearing better in no time!

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