Reasons for Checking Hearing Health
According to WHO, a person who cannot hear and someone with normal hearing – hearing thresholds of 25 dB or better in both ears – is said to have hearing loss. In short, it is a reduction in our ability to hear certain sounds. Hearing loss is affecting over 5% of the total population is disabling hearing loss according to this definition.
Hearing loss affects every aspect of your lifeResearch indicates that one in six Indians has some form of hearing loss or its initial phase. Many people with hearing loss experience a drop in self-esteem and confidence because of their impaired ability to communicate with other people. Having a hearing loss can also limit one’s ability to learn to speak a new language.
Because Hearing has Significant Role in Quality of Life
Experts, audiologists, and doctors recommend early treatment of hearing loss to maintain the quality of life. From enjoying the sounds like laughter, music, and fun conversations with friends, sounds make moments more enjoyable and memorable. It can be like relaxation therapy. But impaired hearing leads to a cascade of emotional and psychological problems caused by a drop in self-esteem and confidence.
Because Early Diagnosis has More Hope
You should get your ears checked regularly because if you do not have it, you can know how to prevent it, and if you are diagnosed with hearing loss at an early stage, you have chances to faceless issues that later stages.
Because Sounds are Beautiful
From enjoying the sounds like laughter, music, and fun conversations with friends, sounds make moments more enjoyable and memorable. It can be like relaxation therapy. But impaired hearing leads to a cascade of emotional and psychological problems caused by a drop in self-esteem and confidence.
Because Personal Life & Work-Life Comfort
From facing miscommunication to facing embarrassment, hearing loss affects daily comfort and emotional wellbeing in personal & work life. WHO has noted the social withdrawal of Hearing Loss patients due to difficulties in access and limited access to services.
Because Hearing Loss may Cause Dementia
Adults with hearing loss are up to 5 times more likely to develop dementia. Hearing normally allows us to stay engaged, active, and alert. Affecting alertness and engagement, it may decline cognition and causes dementia.
Because of Communication Barriers
For an individual with hearing impairment, the most apparent communication problem in the workplace or with friends or family members is the presence of background noise. Noise is highly prevalent in industrial settings. Among workers with noise-induced hearing loss, noise is mentioned most frequently as an obstacle and a source of annoyance in the workplace and family events.