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29/12/21

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Think back on the year – did you tend to your hearing health this year? If you did, congratulations! If you didn’t, it’s never too late! In recent years, there has been a rise in hearing loss. Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States, affecting many older Americans. For those aged 65 and above, one in three experience hearing loss. The prevalence rises among those aged 75 and above,...
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22/12/21

Hearing Aids are One of the “Secrets of Cognitive Super Agers”

As we become older, finding role models older than us becomes increasingly challenging. However, medical research has uncovered a new group to whom we can aspire: “superagers.” Those in their 70s and 80s with their decades-younger counterparts’ mental or physical capabilities are often given this title.  What makes a superager? Dr. Bradford Dickerson, a neurologist at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital, and his colleagues have been researching super-agers for some years. Their findings show that taking...
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11/12/21

A Link between Hearing Loss & Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects our bones as we age. Our bones are composed of tissue that regenerates. Osteoporosis occurs when we cannot regenerate the new tissue at a rate proportionate to the loss of bone density. When this imbalance occurs, our bones are more susceptible to fracture and breakage. This is also why slips and falls have a devastating effect on our health and mobility when we have Osteoporosis. According to the National...
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31/10/21

The World Health Organization Estimates 2.5 Billion with Hearing Loss by 2050

The World Health Organization is responsible for managing the worst public health epidemics of our time. Of course, COVID-19 is on their mind, and they are responsible for using the tools of education, resource allocation, and training to make sure that disease rates stay as low as possible. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been high on the list of concerns for public health officials at the World Health Organization, as well. With these life-threatening diseases in...
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