Warning Signs of Hearing Loss Find Answers

The first step on your hearing health journey is to recognize the signs of hearing loss, such as difficulty understanding words or needing to frequently turn up the volume while watching your favorite TV series. Keep reading to learn more about some of the common symptoms of hearing loss.

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What Are the Signs of Hearing Loss?

The signs of hearing loss often vary between people, so the best way to assess your hearing health is to schedule an appointment with an experienced hearing care professional.

Here are some of the more commonly reported symptoms of hearing loss:

You struggle to follow conversations when others are speaking.

People seem to speak too softly or too quickly, mumble or slur their words.

You often ask people to repeat themselves.

When using the telephone, you find yourself straining to distinguish words. You plug your non-phone ear with a finger or turn up the volume to a high level.

Even during video chats, you find it difficult to hear clearly.

You sometimes miss text message alerts, the doorbell, a ringing phone or your name being called out.

You struggle to understand speech in noisy environments like restaurants.

You prefer the television volume much louder than your friends and family members.

You hear a ringing sound in your ears on a constant basis.

If any of these situations sounds familiar, you should get your hearing checked as soon as possible. Consider booking a free appointment with a Beltone hearing care professional.

As a first step, Beltone offers a hearing care assessment you can take entirely online.

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Take the Next Step

Don't wait any longer to begin your journey to better hearing. Beltone is ready to help you hear what matters the most to you.

Schedule a free hearing screening with a Beltone hearing care professional to explore your options.

Understanding Hearing Loss


Hearing Loss and You

Living with hearing loss can be difficult, but it isn’t something you should feel self-conscious about—hearing loss is more common than you might think.
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Hearing Loss Is Everywhere

Hearing loss is more common than you might think, affecting approximately 1 in 8 Americans.¹ If you have hearing loss, you’re not alone.
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How Can I Help Someone With Hearing Loss?

If you’re supporting someone with hearing loss, Beltone is the hearing care partner you can depend on for answers and resources.
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Hearing Loss Resources

If you would like to learn more about hearing loss, take a look at the helpful resources we have compiled.
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old couple on the beach

Types & Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing impairment or hearing loss is a perceived reduction in your ability to hear. Your sense of hearing involves several parts of your body working together, and an issue at any point in the process can lead to a problem. Keep reading to learn more about the three types of hearing loss and the common causes.

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man holding onto his ear

What Is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a common medical condition associated with hearing loss that is often experienced as ringing, hissing, buzzing or roaring in the ears. If you are experiencing these symptoms—intermittently or constantly—a Beltone hearing care professional can help you get relief.

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Impacts of Hearing Loss

Untreated hearing loss has been linked to dementia, depression, falls and other serious health conditions. It can also leave people feeling isolated and make it difficult to participate in once-loved activities. Addressing hearing loss is an important part of maintaining good health.