How CAN We Reduce Hearing Test Anxiety?

Last week, in my article “Why I Dread My Annual Hearing Test”, I wrote about how hearing evaluations make us anxious even if – or especially if – we’ve had them before. Comments from readers ranged from “yeah, I don’t like them either” to this: “I can’t tell you how much I HATE hearing tests!…

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Why I Dread My Annual Hearing Test

This week, I’m scheduled for a hearing checkup and I am not particularly looking forward to it. Odd, isn’t it, that a person with lifelong hearing loss and who’s had upward of 60 annual checkups can still feel uneasy at the thought of it? It’s not that I don’t like the audiologists who conduct the…

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