Suspect You Have Hearing Loss?
Changes in hearing can occur gradually, which can make identifying hearing issues difficult. You may notice problems only in particular settings or situations, or with certain sounds or pitches. This might cause you to put off a hearing test until things get worse.
Also, many adults choose to ignore their hearing loss because of social stigmas associated with being deaf or hard of hearing, or fears of how it could affect their job or relationships. As a result, untreated hearing loss is by far the biggest challenge affecting the hard-of-hearing community.