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Hearing Loss is Now Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

January 20, 2018

Hearing Loss is Now Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia According to several major studies, older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, compared to those with normal hearing. Further, the risk escalates as a person’s hearing loss grows worse. Those with mild hearing...

Struggling to hear in your old age? It could be a sign of dementia, study suggests – as experts say a hearing aid could help prevent cognitive decline

January 19, 2018

Struggling to hear in your old age? It could be a sign of dementia, study suggests – as experts say a hearing aid could help prevent cognitive decline.   Link between hearing loss and decline in executive function – the brain’s CEO  It was also associated with poorer memory of...

Expert Tips to Protect Your Hearing—And Know When It’s Time for Hearing Aids

January 18, 2018

Expert Tips to Protect Your Hearing—And Know When It’s Time for Hearing Aids  Face it: Hearing loss happens. Once we reach a certain age, our fears simply aren’t as sharp as they were in our youth. And that “certain age” is probably younger than you think: Studies suggest that about 40 percent of...

Hearing Loss and Dementia: The Silent Connection

January 18, 2018

Hearing Loss and Dementia: The Silent Connection By David Steen Martin 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...

World Hearing Day: These 25 Celebs With Hearing Disabilities Are Inspirational

January 17, 2018

World Hearing Day: These 25 Celebs With Hearing Disabilities Are Inspirational Mar 03, 2017, 14:34 IST | mid-day online correspondent Here’s A List Of 25 Famous People Who Have Not Only Coped With Hearing Loss In Their Lives, But Excelled In Their Fields. Hopefully, These People Will Inspire You Teach...

Health Matters: How to manage hearing loss, prevent hip fractures

January 16, 2018

Health Matters: How to manage hearing loss, prevent hip fractures By Joshua Wynne on Jan 15, 2018 at 10:02 a.m Q: As I’ve entered my “golden years,” I’m having more trouble hearing and understanding those speaking around me. There is nothing golden about that! Suggestions? A: Isn’t that the truth! Your experience isn’t unique...

Eric Clapton suffering from hearing loss

January 15, 2018

Eric Clapton suffering from hearing loss By Jessica Sager January 10, 2018 Rock legend Eric Clapton is losing his hearing, but it won’t stop him from taking the stage. “I am still going to work. I’m doing a few gigs,” Clapton, 72, told BBC Radio 2 on Tuesday (via People). “The only thing I’m...

Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health

January 14, 2018

Seven reasons to stop putting off hearing health Contributed by Debbie Clason, staff writer, Healthy Hearing January 2, 2018 While we’re on the subject of breaking bad habits for the New Year, can we talk about procrastination? According to Dr. Piers Steel, a leading researcher of procrastination, putting things off is pervasive among...

You Asked: Will Earbuds Ruin My Hearing?

January 12, 2018

You Asked: Will Earbuds Ruin My Hearing? By MARKHAM HEID December 15, 2017 About 48 million Americans have problems hearing, and 20% of children have permanent hearing loss caused mostly by loud-noise exposure, according to statisticsfrom the non-profit Hearing Health Foundation. Considering how many people walk around sporting phone-connected earbuds, it’s natural...

Hearing issues can have an impact on quality of life

January 11, 2018

Hearing issues can have an impact on quality of life By Drs. Michel Roizen and Mehmet Oz Nearly 40 million adults in the U.S. have less-than-optimal hearing, and 28.8 million of them could benefit from using hearing aids. Unfortunately, fewer than 30 percent have ever used them. If you’re part...