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Hearing Loss Facts

Hearing loss is a common, but often-untreated condition. But, better hearing is achievable by taking the right steps.

  • Approximately 36 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss.
    • 90% of cases could be helped with a hearing aid
  • Untreated hearing loss has been linked to increased hospitalizations and decreased physical and mental health.
  • Additionally, there is a strong association between hearing loss and diabetes and dementia.
  • Hearing loss is the 3rd most common health problem in the U.S.
  • Excessive loud noise is one of the leading causes of hearing loss.

Symptoms of Hearing Loss:

  • Hearing but not understanding
  • Turning up the volume on devices like the TV or radio
  • Difficulty following conversations
  • Finding it necessary to lip read
  • Inability to hear over background noises
  • Feeling irritable, fatigued or stressed
  • Withdrawing from social situations

How Hearing Aids Can Help:

  • Improved hearing
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Improved mental and physical health
  • Enhanced social and workplace interactions
  • Enriched relationships with friends and family

Hearing Aid Myths:

  • Nothing can be done to help hearing loss
    • Hearing aids can help in most cases of hearing loss
  • Hearing aids are large and unsightly
    • New, modern styles of hearing aids are often almost invisible
  • Hearing loss only happens to seniors
    • Hearing loss can affect anyone regardless of age
What people are saying...

Hearing overall has improved! They have been very helpful when dealing with me. They are sincerely concerned about my hearing.

James E.
Prescott, AZ
Services
  • Hearing Tests
  • Hearing Aid Repairs
  • Tinnitus Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Hearing Protection
13934 N 59th Ave #120
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 639-4064