Ten Ways to Recognize Hearing Loss
The following questions will help you determine whether you need to have your hearing evaluated by a medical professional:
Source: Adapted from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Explanation of results:
• If you answered "yes" to fewer than three of the questions, you have a lot of good hearing to protect.
• If you answered "yes" to three or more of the questions, you may want to see an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose, and throat specialist) or an audiologist for a hearing evaluation.