Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is something that is prevalent in our family, especially among the men. My father-in-law, my step-dad, my husband and even my oldest son, struggle with hearing issues. We have never examined the genetic connection in our family, but I am sure it’s a factor.

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

My husband and my son both suffered from chronic ear infections. My son had tubes in his ears twice before age 5. Ear issues are definitely a common problem in the Brosius family lineage.

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

My father-in-law and step-dad were both over the road truck drivers. They spent a lot of years behind the wheel of a tractor trailer. They were exposed to noise that could have led to their hearing loss problems.

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

My husband and son both worked in industrial settings, with exposure to machine noise. It wasn’t until the hearing loss issues surfaced that we even thought that their issues could stem from work related exposure.

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Educating yourself and your loved ones about hearing loss is so important. Many of us take hearing for granted and don’t think about using safety precautions to protect it until it’s too late. Being proactive in prevention and education is so important.

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

 

If you or someone you love is experiencing hearing loss, you can find more information for free from Miracle-Ear.

Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

Miracle-Ear offers a quick and free on-line hearing test. Having a resource available on-line, makes the hearing loss conversation easier than you think. You can take the test in less than 5 minutes at your convenience right at home.

The simple test will take you interactive scenarios to assess your hearing health or if taking the test for a loved one, you will identify some situations that you may have experienced with them.

Once you have the results (again in less than 5 minutes), you will receive recommendations on next steps! How easy is that?

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No matter what the test proves it is important to learn how to support yourself and loved ones with hearing loss. Thankfully Miracle-Ear provides the resources to help! Their free resources include conversation starters, a guide to acceptance, and more.

Visit HERE to start gaining the support you need to address hearing loss.

Visit HERE to take the FREE on-line hearing test.

Michele Brosius

Michele is a married mom of 3 adult children. She is currently enjoying spending time with her husband in the empty nest. Michele can be found working on a healthy lifestyle, camping or having some frugal fun. Not necessarily in that order!

2 thoughts on “Does Someone You Love Suffer from Hearing Loss?

  • January 2, 2017 at 2:18 pm
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    My grandfather on my dad’s side suffered from hearing loss. It was a very big deal, and one that made us all sad for him. 🙁 I like that you can take this test in five minutes or under!

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    • January 2, 2017 at 2:27 pm
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      Sorry to hear that. It’s definitely sad when you can’t hear all the things around you. I hope the tests help your family out. Thank you!

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