Recognizing Hearing Loss

Enjoy the quality of life that better hearing offers.

Even simple conversations can be very tiring for people with hearing loss. Following a discussion with several participants requires intense effort. Active communication is difficult, which can quickly lead to isolation.  Hearing loss can have many causes, but in most cases, hearing loss can be addressed successfully.

Between “hearing well” and “hearing nothing” lies a wide range of different types of hearing loss. Experts distinguish between mild, moderate, severe and profound hearing loss. Most cases of hearing loss are categorized as mild or moderate:

Mild hearing loss
Soft noises are not heard. Understanding speech is difficult in a loud environment.

Moderate hearing loss
Soft and moderately loud noises are not heard. Understanding speech becomes very difficult if background noise is present.

Severe hearing loss
Conversations have to be conducted loudly. Group conversations are possible only with a lot of effort.

Profound hearing loss
Some very loud noises are heard. Without a hearing aid, communication is no longer possible even with intense effort

We can help you recognize the signs of hearing loss. Contact us for a “No Charge” complete hearing evaluation at The West Tennessee Hearing Aid Center in Jackson.


Call 731-215-2115 or 888-246-0988 for an appointment today.
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Hearing test is an audiometric test to determine proper amplification needs only. These are not medical exams or diagnoses nor are they intended to replace a physician’s care. If you suspect a medical problem, please seek treatment from your doctor. Hearing aids do not restore natural hearing. Individual experiences vary depending on severity of hearing loss, accuracy of evaluation, proper fit and ability to adapt to amplification.