Why You Should Get Your Hearing Tested In The New Year

Why is it important to get your hearing tested? All too often our doctors at Arkansas Otolaryngology Center hear people believe hearing tests are for people who have a problem, just as vision tests are for people who have vision problems. In reality, hearing tests don’t just uncover potential hearing loss—these hearing screenings can also lead to the discovery of physical and medical issues you may not be aware of yet. Here’s why you should get a hearing test this year: Diagnose medical conditions. Aging is the most common culprit of hearing loss, but sometimes hearing loss is due to an underlying medical condition. High blood pressure has been linked to tinnitus and other hearing issues, an

Do I Need Hearing Aids?

What are the signs of hearing loss? You may be experiencing hearing loss if you often complain that others are mumbling, or you have difficulty understanding conversations in a group. Do you need hearing aids? Rest assured: you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 38 million Americans have hearing loss. For many people, hearing aids are the best option to help correct untreated hearing loss and resume a high quality of life. The Hearing Center at Arkansas Otolaryngology Center recommends watching for these early warning signs and changes in your behavior that may be related to hearing loss: Complain that people are mumbling. ​​Frequently ask people to repeat what they have said. Prefer the televisi

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