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Quick Q & A Hearing Checklist Is it time for a professional hearing test?

Take just 30 seconds to answer this quick questionnaire and find out.

1. 2.

I feel discomfort or embarrassment when meeting new people because of my hearing. Never Sometimes Often I find that following conversations in a noisy environment, such as a busy restaurant can be very difficult. Never Sometimes Often

3.

People seem to mumble more these days when they talk, and I find myself asking them to repeat themselves more often than I used to. Never Sometimes Often

4. 5.

Others comment that I have the radio or television turned up too loud for their liking. Never Sometimes Often

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Family members have commented that they think that I may have a hearing problem – and they become frustrated when I’ve not fully heard what they said. Never Sometimes Often

7.

Following conversations on the telephone is particularly difficult, particularly with children. Never Sometimes Often

8.

I used to be more active in group conversations. (e.g. dinner table). Never Sometimes Often

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I mishear what people have said and respond inappropriately. Never Sometimes Often

If I did not see the source of a sound, I find it hard to know what direction it came from. Never Sometimes Often

I experience a persistent or prolonged ‘ringing in my ears’ (known as tinnitus). 10. Sometimes Never Sometimes Often Adding up your score Never = 0 Sometimes = 1 Often = 2

If your total score is more than 5, hearing loss is probably affecting your daily life, so we would recommend a professional hearing assessment. If your score is more than 10, there’s little doubt that the right hearing solution would significantly improve your quality of life.

Call Attune Hearing now to book your free hearing test or free 15 minute consultation for Adults with any hearing questions.

freecall: 1800 195 155 www.attune.com.au Attune is supervised and supported by Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists.

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