Keeping an eye out for hearing loss

Hearing Expert

We know that as we age, hearing loss becomes more likely. But this can be a sensitive topic to bring up with loved ones.

Today we’re discussing some things to look out for with our expert in hearing Dr. Pam Keenan from McDonald Hearing Services.

Common symptoms of hearing loss

Listening to television or radio at a high volume

  • Trouble understanding speech, especially in noisy environments
  • The perception that others are mumbling
  • Difficulty hearing people on the phone
  • Often asking people to repeat themselves

People with high-frequency hearing loss often miss

  • Female and young children’s voices
  • Certain consonant sounds like s, sh, f, v, th, f, p, making it difficult to understand some words
  • The car’s turn signal
  • Beeping sounds on timers and microwave ovens
  • Songbirds

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About McDonald Hearing Services

At McDonald Audiology & Hearing Health Care, we realize that the idea of hearing loss and purchasing of hearing aids can be overwhelming. We understand your challenges and we’re here to help. Whether it’s your hearing needs, or the hearing needs of a loved one, we can provide you with the information you need to eliminate confusion, allowing you to make informed decisions about your hearing health.