Quiz yourself and learn the signs.
Ask your doctor for a hearing screening to see how well you hear different sounds. An audiologist or hearing specialist can give you a complete test.
If you have trouble following conversations, ask the person speaking to slow down, repeat and face you when talking.
Try using a hearing aid or other technology to hear better.
Healthy habits can positively impact your overall health. Stay active and Hear Well. Stay Vital.
Noise exposure can lead to ringing in your ears and other health effects. Turn down the volume to prevent noise-induced hearing loss.
Research shows that hearing loss can be linked to mental health. Eat healthy, keep learning and seek treatment if you have depression, anxiety or stress.
Tell your family you may have trouble hearing and explain what it’s like for you. Share these tips and what works best for you to communicate better.
Seek out others who have experienced hearing loss. Connect with an HLAA Chapter or the HLAA Facebook Community & Support Group.
Don’t be one that waits 7-10 years to do something about your hearing loss. Improve your hearing today.
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