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Six Signs of Hearing Loss


Hearing loss is a common problem in older adults. In fact, about one-third of older adults have hearing loss. It’s important to talk with your doctor if you’re experiencing hearing problems.

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Six Signs of Hearing Loss

About one-third of older adults having hearing loss, and the chance of developing it increases with age.

  • Trouble understanding people over the phone
  • Finding it hard to follow conversations when two or more more people are talking
  • Often asking people to repeat themselves
  • Needing to turn up the TV volume higher than other people do
  • Trouble understanding others because of background noise
  • Thinking that others seem to mumble

Learn more about hearing loss.

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