The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to take stock of your life and to recognize areas that might be keeping you from being your best self. Questions like, "When was the last time I had my hearing checked?" can help to uncover ignored or potential issues. Hearing loss, even mild hearing loss, may have unknowingly crept into your life. Now is the time to treat it. Treating hearing loss has been shown to improve life, both emotional and physical.
How quickly would your get to your doctor's office if you knew that just changing one aspect of your health care would impact all the following areas?
Reduce Social Phobias
Increase Overall Health
Increase Ability to Concentrate
Increase Social Activity
Increase Feelings of Self-Worth
Increase Physical Well-Being
Diminish Unexpected Incidents of Falling
Good hearing health is the best way to keep your ears functioning at their top, most youthful. Many people forget their annual hearing tests, because they assume if there was a problem they would recognize it. That's not true. Hearing is the one sense in which the diminishing of it is often difficult for the person with the problem to recognize. Which is why so many people will ask, "What?" or "Huh?" without ever understanding that it wasn't the speaker but the listener with the problem. Respect your hearing by having an annual hearing exam, use hearing aids when their is a problem, and your ears will help keep you healthy and tuned in for life!
If you'd like to learn more about how to take care of yourself and your ears, see your hearing health provider. If you need help finding a hearing health provider click HERE to be connected with the largest network of trusted hearing health professionals in the nation!