Why It’s So Important To Get Your Hearing Tested As A Senior

by Calyn Ehid

When to Get Tested

Hearing tests are examinations that measure how well the human ear is working. Although these exams can be done at any age and for a variety of reasons, people with genetic conditions, illness, and the elderly are more vulnerable to experiencing deafness. Hearing loss can also be caused by damage can also occur when the sensitive membrane inside the ear ruptures or loses elasticity due to trauma. Our ears provide us with necessary information that allows us to navigate our environments. You should get checked for hearing loss when you notice difficulties listening to people for an extended period of time, if you have an illness or infection that has affected your ability to interpret sound, or if you are over 60 years old.Next