We are currently facing a hearing loss crisis mainly within senior citizen population. About 13 percent of the population has a problem with hearing, but almost half of that demographic receives little to no help for it.
As people age, a gradual but steady loss of hearing ability is commonplace. Experts believe that about 20% of the population aged 45 and older suffer from some kind of hearing loss.
It can be difficult to acknowledge the need for help addressing hearing issues. Before you go to your doctor to speak about hearing loss, it’s a good idea to be prepared.
Today many parents veto loud toys because they’re annoying, the Sight & Hearing Association (SHA) is asking parents to consider another reason: hearing damage.
Have you ever thought of getting an audiology evaluation for your child just before they start school? Maybe you haven’t, but do you know that there are thousands of children in the US who have hearing loss?
Are you among those who take their hearing for granted? If you are, then understand that hearing loss is currently considered the third most common medical condition in the United States.