Though usually considered an affliction of the elderly, hearing loss can strike at any age. In fact, studies conducted by the Better Hearing Institute found that 65 percent of people with hearing loss are below retirement age. Many with hearing loss don’t seek help because they don’t notice the gradual onset.
Others consider the loss a weakness or something they can live with, not realizing its effect on their quality of life.If left untreated, hearing loss worsens and can have profound long-term professional and personal implications, such as irritability, fatigue, stress, reduced job performance and earning power, withdrawal and isolation, and decline in psychological and overall health. In children, even slight hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to learn, speak properly, and develop the social skills necessary for success in school and life.InHear Your Life, you’ll learn how to avoid these adverse effects. Expert Melissa Kay Rodriguez shares revealing and inspirational stories about the life-changing benefits of hearing aids. She answers commonly asked questions about the causes of, signs of, and types of hearing loss. She explains the importance of safe volume levels, duration of sound exposure, and how to protect your hearing. And a short questionnaire will help you determine if and how frequently you should have your hearing checked.If you are ready to live your life to the fullest,Hear Your Lifecan help!
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