This one is easy - for the people you love and care about. It's for them that you should address your hearing loss. By dealing with damage to your hearing you will allow yourself to stay connected to the people closest to you, and improve the quality of your life — for the rest of your life.
Self-diagnosis only goes so far. If you suspect hearing loss, seeing a qualified hearing professional (an Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Practitioner/Specialist) can help determine:
- Exactly what type of hearing loss you are experiencing.
- The right solutions and strategy for addressing your hearing loss.
- The proper hearing aids that will be the best fit for you and your lifestyle.
If you are not sure, this video does a good job explaining what a hearing professional (in this case an Audiologist) does:
Did you know that Connect Hearing is Canada’s largest network of hearing professionals. Visit a clinic near you and speak with one today.