December 3, 2015

How well can you hear?

Most people experience hearing loss gradually, often due to the natural aging process or long exposure to loud noise. Hearing loss can be a sign of more serious health problems. Please answer the following questions to determine if you may have a hearing loss.

How well can you hear?

Please answer the following questions to determine if you have a hearing loss.

Potential hearing loss

Please contact our office for a comprehensive hearing assessment.

Congratulations! You passed the hearing quiz.

If you would like a more accurate test, please contact our office for a comprehensive hearing assessment.

I have a problem hearing over the phone.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I have trouble following the conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

People complain that I turn the TV volume too high.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I have to strain to understand conversations.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I miss hearing some common sounds like the phone or doorbell ring.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy place, such as a party.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I get confused about where sounds come from.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I misunderstand some words in a sentence and need to ask people to repeat themsevles.

Almost always

Half the time

Occsionally

Never

I especially have trouble understanding speech of women and children.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I have worked in a noisy environment (construction sites, assembly lines or near loud engines).

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

Many people I talk to seem to mumble or don't speak clearly.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

People get annoyed because I misunderstand what they say.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I misunderstand what others are saying and make inappropriate responses.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

I avoid social activities because I can't hear well and fear I'll make improper replies.

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never

Please ask a family member or friend to answer this question. Do you think this person has a hearing loss?

Almost always

Half the time

Occasionally

Never