How Do I Know If I Really Need a Hearing Test?

Question: My family says that I have trouble hearing, but I think they mumble. I don’t want to get a test unless I need it. How do I know if the problem is my hearing or my family mumbling?

Answer: Let’s do a quick self-assessment. If you answer yes to any of these questions, you will want to schedule a hearing test with a Doctor of Audiology to learn what you are dealing with, receive suggestions for home modifications, and other tips.

  1. Do you have difficulty hearing on the phone?
  2. Is the TV volume louder than others like it?
  3. Is it hard to hear easily in a restaurant for conversation?
  4. Are you asking others to repeat more often?
  5. Do you hear others talking but don’t know what was said?
  6. Do you feel like others are mumbling?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, contact us today to schedule an appointment with our skilled audiologists!