We often hear about hearing loss. We may come across so many advertisements regarding its treatment. But we often ignore the problem. The reasons for doing this could be many. It may be because of the problem goes undetected owing to our lack of awareness about the initial symptoms or we feel embarrassed if others come to know about the problem. Whatever is the reason it is important to detect the problem first. However for hearing loss to be detected we must be aware of the early symptoms. In this blog we will try to make you aware of the points to note to detect the problem.
Early symptoms you must take note of
When you are having a conversation sometimes you may find that the sound is getting muffled along with other noises. If you notice that this problem is recurring regularly over a period of time then it is an indication there is problem with your hearing. You must have your ears tested after getting in touch with a reliable audiologist.
While watching television you may often have to raise the volume of the television to follow the programs. If others watching with you find that this volume is very loud then it is another indication of the problem.
If you hear continuous ringing sound in your ears even when you are in a lonely place then this condition is called Tinnitus. In this condition you may hear hissing, roaring, whistling, or chirping in the ears. If this continues over a period of time then you must have a hearing test conducted to confirm the same.
Another indication of the problem may be when you are having discussions with others if you frequently have to ask someone to repeat what was spoken.It could be another sign of the initial hearing loss.
Other cases which require attention is when you feel pain in one or both the ears then you must visit an audiologist. You may also feel excessive pressure in your ears.
People who suffer from hearing loss tend to withdraw from conversations as they feel embarrassed. They may also want to avoid social get together to avoid similar embarrassment.
The causes of hearing loss may vary depending which portion of the ear is affected. Hearing loss owing to the damage in the inner ear generally tends to be of a permanent nature. They must be treated early as such damages are generally permanent in nature. Others may be due to ear infections, build up of ear wax etc. Whatever be the reason once you notice any of the above mentioned symptoms you must immediately visit a reliable audiologist to treat the problem. An audiologist would initially carry out certain hearing tests to determine the type and degree of the hearing loss. Thereafter the treatment would be done.
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