Many people need hearing aids are they get older, so you should know that you are not alone if you do need one. Knowing when you need a hearing aid or when to get your hearing checked can be tricky, so keep reading to learn how to know if you need a hearing aid.
If you need a hearing aid, you’ll notice some symptoms. One symptom that people notice early on is that they have a tougher time making out a specific voice, especially against background noise.
It is easy to hear voices in quiet situations, but if you’re at a party or in a room full of people and you have a hard time understanding what people are saying, it’s probably time to get your hearing tested.
Another sign of hearing loss that most people don’t know about is tinnitus. Tinnitus is a persistent ringing, roaring, or rushing sound usually heard in the right ear. This is a function of your brain trying to compensate for the sound it would like to have but doesn’t.
To learn more signs that you may need a hearing aid, watch the video above!