Have you ever heard a quiet, yet distinct high pitched sound that your parents just couldn’t hear? That might be because our hearing fades as we age and they just can’t hear it anymore.

According to Asap SCIENCE, we lose the ability to hear high frequencies as we get older because the hair cells in our ears don’t regenerate, and over time the outer cells become damaged.

You can take the hearing test below and find out "how old your ears really are." If you do think you have hearing loss, find out how Beltone can help you hear better.