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Hearing Loss

Learn more about hearing loss

What is hearing loss and what causes it?

Hearing loss is when your ability to hear is reduced, making it more difficult for you to hear speech and all the other sounds in life you love. Hearing loss is usually gradual and not always recognized for what it is. Some people ignore and work around hearing loss, for example turn up the TV louder.

Hearing loss can be caused by aging, ear infections, ear wax, noise exposure, and dozens of other factors. It typically won’t happen overnight and might not be obvious straight away.

The incidence of hearing loss increases as we get older. Two-thirds of Americans over 70 suffer from heairng loss, and nearly 750 million adults worldwide have some form of hearing loss. But, hearing loss does not just affect over 70s, a report by the WHO states that 500 million adults under 65 also suffer from hearing loss. So, how do you know if you have it?

Signs to help you spot hearing loss

Hearing loss is difficult to recreate. It is not just like plugging your ears. When you have hearing loss, you often lose the ability to hear higher pitched sounds, for example the sound of women’s or children’s voices. Consonants like T,S and F can also be difficult to hear. Hearing loss is complicated to understand but huge advancements in technology have made it easier to correct. Take our hearing screener to learn more.

Helping others with hearing loss

Do you have a friend or family member who has hearing loss? We can help you spot the signs and then give them all the support they need.

Do you need a hearing aid?

Hearing loss happens gradually which makes it difficult to notice. If you think your hearing might not be as sharp as it used to be and you want to keep enjoying the sounds and life you love, arrange a private call with one of our hearing specialists to learn more about treatment.

Where to start?

Our Online Hearing Test is a 3-5 minute audio test to measure how well you hear. This clinically validated test is not a definitive measure, but is an accurate representation of your hearing ability.

Live your life to the fullest

Living with hearing loss today is nothing like it used to be! Now there’s a range of modern hearing aids and technology that come in a variety of discreet shapes and sizes designed to suit many lifestyles.

You are not alone

Hearing loss is surprisingly common – there are even plenty of well-known celebrities who suffer from hearing loss. Speak with an expert today to find out more about your options.

Get ready to reconnect with the world around you

At Yes Hearing, we are committed to helping you improve your hearing and communication with your loved ones. Trial a hearing aid to see the benefits of improved hearing.

Speak with a Yes Hearing expert to learn more

With more than 50 audiologists in our team, help is near. Arrange a free consultation whenever suits you via phone, chat or video call and speak with an expert today.

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