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The impact of hearing loss on mental well-being

If you’re dealing with untreated hearing loss, you’re more likely to have mental health concerns that likely increase your need for medical care, according to a recent study. Hearing loss can have far-reachingimpacts on a person’s health. The study, published in November 2018 in the Journal of Public Health, used data from a 2014 cross-sectional… Read More »

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Presbycusis: Understanding age-related hearing loss

If a hearing healthcare professional diagnoses you with presbycusis, congratulations: You’ve lived long enough to develop age-related hearing loss and you’re in good company. About one-third of adults between 65 and 70 have some degree of hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. About half of all people 75 and older… Read More »

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Hearing loss and aging: Your questions answered

It’s normal to experience loss of hearing due to aging. While it can be hard to accept, knowing why hearing loss occurs and what to do about it is an important first step to better hearing—and a better quality of life. Hearing aids can improve hearing losswith age. How does age affect hearing? Age-related hearing loss… Read More »

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