Hearing Self Check

Do you hear less?


Hearing loss develops gradually so you may have a hearing loss and you may not even know it. Usually friends and relatives start noticing it before you come to know.

1. Do you experience ringing or noises in your ears?
Yes No

2. Do you hear better with one ear than the other?
Yes No

3. Have you had significant noise exposure at work, recreation or in military service?
Yes No

4. Do you often turn up the volume of T.V. or radio?
Yes No

5. Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a noisy area or crowded room?
Yes No

6. Do you often feel people are mumbling or not speaking clearly?
Yes No

7. Do you misunderstand what others are saying and respond inappropriately?
Yes No

8. Do you often ask people to speak up or to repeat themselves?
Yes No

9. Do you find men’s voices easier to understand than women’s?
Yes No

10. Do you experience difficulty understanding soft or whispered speech?
Yes No

11. Do you sometimes miss birds chirping, doorbell or telephone?
Yes No

12. Do you to feel embarrassed or nervous when meeting people because of hearing problem?
Yes No

If you answer yes to any of these questions contact your E.N.T. Specialist or Audiologist for hearing tests