Why Don’t Doctors Routinely Screen For Hearing Loss?

Primary care physicians: They check your height and weight, listen to your heart, scan your skin, look in your eyes and ears, and take your blood pressure. One thing that’s missing? Hearing. The lack of focus on hearing as an important part of one’s health is foolish and needs to change. Identifying and treating hearing loss early could be a big help in lowering the risks of health problems and improving the quality of life for people with hearing loss. To learn more, click here.