Better Hearing

Take this quick test and check your ability to hear properly.

  1. Do people seem to mumble or speak in a softer voice than they use to? Yes/No
  2. Do you feel tired or irritable after a long conversation? Yes/No
  3. Do you sometimes miss key words in a sentence, or frequently need to
    ask people to repeat themselves? Yes/No
  4. When you are in a group or in a crowded restaurant, is it difficult for
    you to follow the conversation? – Yes/No
  5. When you are together with other people, does background noise
    bother you? – Yes/No
  6. Do you often need to turn up the volume on your TV or radio? – Yes/No
  7. Do you find it difficult to hear the doorbell or the telephone ring? – Yes/No
  8. Is carrying on a telephone conversation difficult? – Yes/No
  9. Do you find it difficult to pinpoint where an object is (e.g. an alarm
    clock or a telephone) from the noise it makes? – Yes/No
  10. Has someone close to you mentioned that you might have a problem
    with your hearing? – Yes/No

How Did You Do?

Your answers to these question only provide an early indication of whether your hearing is impaired or not. If you answered “yes” to just 1 or 2 of these question you may not need our assistance just yet.

If you answered “yes” to 3 of these questions, you may be experiencing some hearing loss.

If you answered “yes” to 4 or more of these questions, we urge you to contact our office at 970-385-7272 for an appointment to determine the cause of your hearing impairment.

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