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How Can You Know If Your Hearing Loss Is Severe And You Need To Reach Out To An Audiometrist In Sydney?

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If you have at any point in time experienced a slight difficulty in hearing, you may remember just how scared you were.

It can be a frightening experience to not be able to hear for a split second, the natural human response is to panic. 

Numerous people have suggestions as to what to do when you have hearing loss. But what about when you aren’t sure if that is what it is?

Here is something that might help. 

Hearing Aids’ Professionals – a team of audiometrists in Sydney explain how you can identify if hearing loss is setting in and what should be your further course of action. Before we get to that, it is essential that you must understand the basis of hearing, and how the mechanism of hearing operates. 

How does one perceive sound? 

Have you ever wondered? 

There is a sound somewhere out there. A chirping of a bird, the swishing of leaves, the call of a friend. How does that sound manage to make it into our ears and how do we make the connection between what is out there and what it is. 

The mechanism of hearing is beautiful. 

Here is how it works: 

  • When your friend calls out your name, the sound is in the form of a wave. 
  • The wave travels through the air and reaches your outer ear. 
  • It travels through the inner ear and reaches the eardrum. 
  • The eardrum vibrates and sends these vibrations to the middle ear. 
  • There are three tiny bones in the middle ear. The vibrations pass through these. 
  • The vibrations travel to the inner ear. 
  • The cochlea is present in the inner ear and is filled with fluid. 
  • The vibrations cause a ripple in the fluid of the cochlea. 
  • There are hair cells present in this portion and they too transmit the vibrations. 
  • Projections on the hair cells, bend and pores open up and chemicals enter in. 
  • An electrical impulse is created. 
  • This signal is carried by the auditory nerve to the brain. 
  • The brain perceives the sound. 
  • You make the connection that there is a sound, what the sound is, and that it is your friend calling out. 

When should you reach out to an audiometrist in Sydney?

Well, the right answer would be ‘as soon as you start experiencing any symptoms of hearing loss.

However, since most people shy away from admitting to this, here are some situations that might compel you to go consult an audiometrist in Sydney.

  • You get nervous while being in social situations as you cannot hear the other person. 
  • You find it difficult to understand dialogues in the theatre.
  • You turn up the volume on the TV to a decibel that gets disturbing to others in the room. 

Reasons for you experiencing hearing loss

There are several reasons for hearing loss. If you are experiencing any of these, you should go in for audiometric testing in Sydney

  • Aging 
  • Loud noise 
  • Infection 
  • Medicines

Why should you approach Hearing Aids’ Professionals?

We are an established and recognised service in Sydney that provides audiometric testing and has been serving people for years and aiding them in their hearing loss needs. 

Apart from getting you fit with the right hearing aids, we also provide the following services: 

Custom earplugs in Sydney

Earplugs block out the sound and come in handy in various social situations such as while sleeping while working in an environment of loud noise and while trying to have some silence. 

Sydney’s Hearing Aids’ Professionals brings to you custom earplugs that will be designed to suit all your needs and give you the silence you are seeking. 

Whatever the design, whatever the requirement, our audiometrists in Sydney will curate a custom earplug that is just for you!

We are an NDIS provider in Sydney

Under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, those who have a permanent disability and are experiencing hearing loss as a result of it can avail of services and hearing aids free of cost. 

Hearing Aids’ Professionals is an NDIS provider in Sydney and you’re welcome to approach us for all your needs. 

As part of the NDIS plan, we cover the cost of your hearing aids and the batteries. You could check out more about us being an NDIS provider in Sydney and the services we offer, here. 

Assistive listening devices

Just hearing aids often are not enough for a person to get adjusted to the compromised hearing. For this purpose, Hearing Aids’ Professionals brings to you assistive listening devices that you can have in your TV, radio, phones and ones that can even be handheld by the other person during a conversation!

Take your pick. 

Choose from our endless range of assistive listening devices! 

We are here to support you with your hearing needs. Let us help you hear better!

Reach out to us today and we can help!