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Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is an invisible disability. Although it is increasingly prevalent with age, hearing loss is often ignored during the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and memory disorders in elderly patients. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) nearly 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. The incidence of hearing loss only increases with age. Approximately one third of Americans between ages 65 and 74 and nearly half of those...
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Hearing Loss & Fatigue

It’s normal to be exhausted at the end of a long day. Overwhelming exhaustion can happen for a number of reasons. Perhaps you had a day full of strenuous exercise or social activity.  Perhaps you spent all day problem solving and exhausting your mind or perhaps you need to drink more water. However, if  you have been feeling more tired and fatigued lately there could be a connection between your fatigue and hearing loss. If...
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4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Do you have a friend or family member with hearing loss? Maybe you yourself have been struggling to follow conversations, or can’t hear in places with a lot of background noise. While you’ve come to realize that hearing loss is no walk in the park, one thing we don’t address often enough is the importance of protect our hearing before we experience hearing loss. Noise induced hearing loss is far more common than you might...
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Surprising Links to Hearing Loss

We all know that hearing loss affects many seniors. In fact, roughly half of seniors over the age of 75 have hearing loss. You also know that loud noises can damage hearing, and noise induced hearing loss causes hearing loss among adults, teens, and even children. However, there are a few surprising links to hearing loss that you might not know, and losing your hearing could happen in ways you weren’t expecting.   Pain Killers...
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