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10 reasons why you should test your hearing

  1. A hearing test is painless, FREE, and should take less than an hour of your day.

  2. Untreated hearing loss increases your risk of developing dementia.

  3. Hearing loss may be an early warning sign or red flag for other health conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

  4. If your hearing test shows your hearing is normal, you can say “I told you so” to all the people who said you should get your hearing checked.

  5. Wigan Hearing recommends regular, baseline hearing tests for adults.

  6. Untreated hearing loss increases your chance of falling.

  7. Treating hearing loss with hearing aids has been proven to reduce the risk of cognitive decline associated with hearing loss.

  8. Untreated hearing loss is known to contribute to depression and social isolation.

  9. Hearing loss treatment is associated with delayed diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, anxiety and injurious falls.

  10. Being proactive about your hearing health today will reap immeasurable benefits tomorrow!

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