Our ears never sleep. We can't turn them off not even when we are asleep. Every day we are exposed to a world of sounds. Our ears, therefore, need to work very accurately for us to be able to orient ourselves. And still, we take good hearing for granted that is, until we lose it. The importance of our sense of hearing often only becomes evident, when we are in fear of losing it. However, awareness can be the first step toward prevention.
How do you detect a hearing loss?
People who are affected by hearing loss often have difficulties detecting and accepting this fact. The reduction of the ear's functions usually develops over many years, which is why it takes time to detect the symptoms.
How can you test yourself? Are you familiar with the following situations?