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Hearing loss and dementia often occur simultaneously because they are both issues that affect older people, but is there more to it than that?  There is strong evidence to suggest that hearing loss can increase the risk of dementia and worsen the symptoms. Studies show that people may have a reduced risk of dementia if they seek the advice of

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Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process for a lot of the elderly. Almost half of those over the age of 65 experience a certain degree of hearing loss. The majority of age-related hearing loss can be treated effectively using hearing aids.  Apart from naturally occurring, age-related hearing loss, the next most common form is noise-induced hearing

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It’s quite normal for a person to experience some hearing loss during their life. Hearing loss is far more common than most people realize. In fact, around 466 million people throughout the world have disabling hearing loss. That represents over 5% of the global population.  There are many causes of hearing loss , with the most common being aging and

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If you are experiencing hearing loss, it may make you feel like you are living in an alternate universe. It can be hard to connect with others, including those nearest to us, and it can seem like we are retreating more and more into ourselves. This is an incremental process that typically takes place over several years, but the sooner

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When we think of earplugs, we most likely think of the little foam cylindrical plugs that people use on planes or at concerts. They are indeed a protective solution for the ear , but there are also custom earplugs that claim to be a little more effective.  An earplug device is often inserted into the ear canal, which will muffle

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When you are dealing with any type of hearing loss , the first step is having a hearing test that can detect your hearing loss as well as provide detailed answers about the best steps to take, moving forward. You will most likely be asked to take part in what is known as an audiometry exam.  This is a detailed

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Hearing loss is a very common issue in people of all ages but it is something that you do not necessarily have to live with. Hearing loss is when your ability to hear is reduced, and this may have been noticed by having to turn the sound up on the television or not being able to fully catch what people

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Protecting your hearing function can help to reduce the risk of subsequent hearing loss and hearing-related problems. Although it’s not possible to avoid all types of hearing loss, certain types of hearing loss and damage can be avoided by taking preventative measures.  If you want to maintain your hearing function and reduce the risk of developing hearing loss, take a

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When carrying out a hearing test, your hearing instrument specialist will use an audiogram to collate the results. Considered to be the gold standard of hearing tests, an audiogram is over 92% accurate. What’s more – having your hearing function evaluated via an audiogram offers 94% in terms of specificity when assessing sensorineural hearing.  Due to the high rate of

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Hearing devices have become much more advanced in recent years , and there is now a range of accessories to accompany hearing aids. These can enhance your auditory experience, increase comfort and minimize the amount of maintenance required when using hearing aids on a long-term basis.  To learn more about which accessories are right for you, look at some of

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