Normal For Your Age - Certainly Not!
A colleague of mine recently wrote this article and I strongly agree with his oppinion.
As an Audiologist, I can’t tell you how many clients come into my office and say the following: “I had a hearing test once and it showed my hearing was down but the doctor told me that it was normal for my age.” One recent client expressed how insulted she was that the doctor assumed, because she was a senior, good hearing wasn’t important to her (she was 89 by the way!). I would have to strongly agree with her feelings and my blood boils every time I hear another account of how a health professional, however well-meaning, mis-informs their patient.”
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