You are not alone!On average it takes 10 years for someone with hearing loss to seek help from a hearing specialist. During that time, the problem is often compounded and finding a solution can become more difficult.
There are over 11 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss and 900,000 of them are severely or profoundly deaf. An incredible 70% of over 70s experience hearing difficulties and the figure only reduces to 40% when you look at the over 50s.Quite simply it is a very common problem. However, it is a problem that can have a devastating effect on the sufferer’s life. Studies have linked un-treated hearing loss to a range of complaints including:
- Fatigue and irritability
- Increased tension and stress
- Social isolation
- Impaired memory
- Mental health issues
These problems can be avoided by seeking help early and speaking to real experts in the field.
For a FREE hearing assessment and an opportunity to talk to our expert audiologists, please call our friendly team on 0333 320 7788 or contact us directly for a FREE consultation.