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48 Million Americans

suffer from

hearing loss.

Studies Show Hearing Aids
Increase Brain Function

Medical Reports on RxHearing Aids Website Where Obtained Through John's Hopkins Research

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of:

Dementia

Alzheimer's

Cognitive Disorders

Balance Problems

Learn about treatments and how to deal with hearing loss.

Dementia and age-related hearing loss are two of the most common age-related diseases, affecting ~50 million in the US and 466 million worldwide.

Dementia Increases with Hearing Loss

In a study that tracked 639 adults for nearly 12 years, Johns Hopkins expert Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D, and his colleagues found that mild hearing loss doubled dementia risk. Moderate loss tripled risk, and people with a severe hearing impairment were five times more likely to develop dementia. John's Hopkins

Hearing Loss and Dementia: The Silent Connection

Hearing loss and dementia are more common as you get older. The latest research shows that’s no coincidence. The two are linked.

Scientists are finding more and more evidence that trouble with hearing makes you more likely to go on to have dementia, a condition marked by memory loss and trouble with thinking, problem-solving, and other mental tasks. WebMd

Dementia           

Alzheimer's

Cognitive Disorders

Hearing Loss is Associated With Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Cognitive Function and Hearing Loss

A study tested the hearing and cognitive abilities of nearly 2,000 adults between ages 75-84. Those with hearing loss lost cognitive abilities up to 40% more quickly than typical-hearing participants. Additionally, participants with hearing loss developed cognitive issues on average three years sooner than those with typical hearing. The decline of cognitive ability impairs other brain functions, such as thinking and memory retention. Hearing Health Foundation

Balance Disorders and Hearing Loss

There are many causes of hearing loss. In general, hearing loss is considered a natural part of the aging process and can develop independently or in combination with other systems in the body. Balance disorders occur because of issues in the inner ear. Depending on the underlying cause, these two could be related or could occur separate from one another. Balance disorders are evaluated with audiologic testingvideonystagmography (VNG) and often magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Pacific Neuroscience Institute

The Ear

Balance

Hearing Loss

5 Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

1. Avoid loud noises

The best way to avoid noise-induced hearing loss is to keep away from loud noise as much as you can.

2. Take care when listening to music

Listening to loud music through earphones and headphones is one of the biggest dangers to your hearing.

3. Protect your hearing during loud events and activities

To protect your hearing during loud activities and events (such as at nightclubs, gigs or sports events):

4. Take precautions at work

If you're exposed to loud noises through your work, speak to your human resources (HR) department or occupational health manager.

5. Get your hearing tested

Get a hearing test as soon as possible if you're worried you might be losing your hearing. The earlier hearing loss is picked up, the earlier something can be done about it.

NHS website

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