A variety of tests can be used to identify and diagnose a hearing loss. The method used depends in part on the age of the individual and other factors.
"The more hearing loss you have, the greater the likelihood of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Hearing aids could delay or prevent dementia by improving the patients' hearing."
"Mild Hearing Loss Linked to Brain Atophy in Older Adults!"
Early Intervention Could Prevent Slide toward Speech Comprehension Difficulties!
According to a new study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institute on Aging, men and women with hearing loss are much more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease. People with severe hearing loss, the study reports, were 5 times more likely to develop dementia than those with normal hearing.
"Heading loss left untreated can lead to at least two other serious problems...
...loneliness and isolation which leads to depression."
Clear Sound Hearing Center, Inc.
5512 Godfrey Road • Godfrey, IL 62035
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