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Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

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Hearing loss is a serious condition affecting most aspects of our physical emotional and mental health. While hearing loss can affect people of all ages, 91% of adults with hearing loss are aged 50 and older. Statistics show that 1 in 3 people over 65 deal with some hearing loss while that number rises to half of all people once …

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The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

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Acquired hearing loss is hearing loss that develops after birth. It can appear at any time in a life span due to injury, illness or genetic factors. Acquired hearing loss can be frustrating, exhausting and dangerous if it is ignored and not treated. It is just as important to know what could put your hearing at risk for acquired hearing …

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A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia 

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Hearing loss is a debilitating condition affecting 48 million people in the US alone. While hearing loss’s effect on the quality of communication and reduction of awareness of one’s surroundings is difficult enough for many, these side effects have lasting effects on mental and physical health as a whole. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss can have devastating effects on mental …

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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a serious matter. Not only does it affect your ability to hear but has far reaching negative side effects. With approximately 48 million Americans living with some form of disabling hearing loss, it’s important to understand that you are not alone in this. While it is often hard to admit that you have a problem, ignoring this …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

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As we age, there are so many aspects of our health to which we must pay attention and care for in order to continue to thrive into our golden years. An aspect that requires extra care, is working to decrease the risk of cognitive decline. Cognitive decline, also referred to as brain atrophy, occurs as we age. The connections between …

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Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

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When you hear about a concussion, what is the first situation that comes to mind? Some think immediately of American football players who have been in the news so much for the injuries they incur during games and practices. The constantly repeating crash into other bodies can jostle the brain tissue up against the skull, resulting in bruising and in …

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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

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If you do a little digging through the history of medicine, some truly bizarre and puzzling treatments and “cures” can be found for a range of health problems. Before the methods of modern science were refined, doctors, healers, and so-called scientists experimented on their patients with strange and sometimes painful treatments. Humans seem to stop at nothing in their attempts …

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How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

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Hearing loss is a growing health concern that millions of people are navigating in the United States. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly 30 million people experience some degree of hearing loss. Impaired hearing often occurs gradually which means that people may not be aware of any reduced ability to hear as it occurs. …

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Working with Hearing Loss

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Millions of people are navigating hearing loss on a daily basis. Though hearing loss is a major health concern, it can be easily overlooked or ignored because it often happens gradually. This means that there are even more people suffering from hearing loss who may not be aware of it and could substantially benefit from treatment. Impaired hearing can deeply …