Tuesday, 17th July 2018
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A recent survey by hearing specialists Hidden Hearing shows that a majority of adults 'put up' with symptoms of illness for more than five months, on average, before seeking help!

Local audiologist Gavin Johnson who works for Hidden Hearing in 3 Arundel Square, Waterford City, confirmed that the average adult regularly tolerates worrying or annoying health symptoms for longer than they should.

'With 1 in 5 adults suffering from some degree of hearing loss, this is worrying, as with any complaint, the problem tends to worsen over time, so the sooner you have a problem seen to, the better the outcome.'

A recent poll of 2,000 adults found many are burying their head in the sand when it comes to physical well-being.


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