Signs of Hearing Loss

Signs of Hearing Loss:

  • Difficulty understanding speech 
  • Asking people to repeat themselves 
  • Difficulty understanding women and children 
  • Difficulty hearing on the phone 
  • Favouring one ear 
  • Ringing in one or both ears 
  • Difficulty hearing in noisy situations 
  • Isolation, depression and irritability 
  • Family and friends suspect hearing loss 

Untreated Hearing Loss can lead to:

  • Social isolation 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Relationship breakdown 

 Benefits of Amplification:

  • Improves overall quality of life 
  • Better relationships with loved ones 
  • Maintains or improves patients’ speech recognition / understanding 
  • Stimulates the hearing mechanisms, preventing auditory deprivation and atrophy 
  • Improves ability to communicate, reducing anxiety and increasing self-confidence 
  • Reduces risk of social isolation, depression