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The Signs Of Hearing Loss

  • You hear sounds, but have trouble understanding certain words.
  • People seem to mumble.
  • You need to ask people to repeat themselves.
  • Men's voices are easier to undertand than women's or children's.
  • Background noise interferes with your hearing and speech.
  • Difficulty with higher pitched sounds and voices.
  • You favor one ear over another.
  • Ringing in the ears.

We understand hearing loss and its effect on your everyday life.  It's caused  primarily by disease, age, or injury.  The signs can be subtle and emerge slowly, or they can be more noticeable and come on suddenly. Regardless of your reason, we strive to make your transition to better hearing a dignified matter.  10% of the U.S. population have significant hearing loss, including 1/3 of people over the age of 60.

Hearing loss is the third most common treatable, disabling condition. 

95% can be treated with the use of hearing instruments. 

Health benefits include, better emotional, social, mental, and physical behaviors.

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