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Look after your hearing

It's never too early to start looking after your hearing. Start by checking your hearing today with our easy online hearing check. It only takes a few minutes, and it will help you find out what action you can take for your hearing.

We have information to help you find out if your hearing is at risk, and what to do to protect your hearing for the future. You may also be worried about losing your hearing, or waiting for a hearing test. We have information on what to expect from your GP and audiologist, and what will happen at a private hearing aid dispenser.

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Check your hearing

The Action on Hearing Loss hearing check is designed to help identify people who have a hearing loss and encourage them to take action.
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Am I losing my hearing?

Did you know that one in six people in the UK have some level of hearing loss? That's ten million people – so you're not alone.
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Are you at risk?

The thought of losing your hearing or getting tinnitus can be worrying – but there’s a lot you can do about it. We have the information, advice and support to help you cope.
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Protect your hearing

In this section, we will tell you all about how you can protect your hearing and the responsibility of others not to expose you to dangerous levels of sound.
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Waiting for a hearing test

Using properly fitted hearing aids (if you need them) will not be harmful to your hearing, and in fact can help in preserving as much useful hearing capability as possible.
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