Why Can’t They Speak Clearly?!

Why Can’t They Speak Clearly?!

Have you noticed how quickly people are speaking these days? Do their words seem more like gibberish than English? Have you had to ask them to repeat themselves not twice but three times? If so, as surprising as it may sound, you may be suffering from hearing loss. But don't worry or feel embarrassed! Hearing loss is a healthy and natural part of aging. According to the National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders, one in three people between 65 and 74 suffers from hearing loss. If you are older than 75, the likelihood of hearing loss shoots up to 50%. But how do you know you're hard of hearing? If you are not sure where you stand within those statistics, answer the questions1: Do you sometimes feel embarrassed when you meet new people because you struggle to hear? Do you feel frustrated when talking to members of your family because you have difficulty understanding them? Do you have trouble...
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