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When you think of hearing loss, you likely think of your ears and your overall ability to hear. Although hearing loss will certainly – as the name suggests – cause issues in this respect, this is not the only thing it can do, and you might well find that other areas of your life or your body are affected too.

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Many people experience hearing loss at one stage or another throughout their life. Indeed, it’s estimated that around 20% of the population have hearing loss at any one time. If the hearing loss is going to be successfully managed, then it’s important that action is taken as soon as possible. Alas, this isn’t always the case. It’s thought that a

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Approximately 30 million Americans experience hearing loss in both ears but many of us are unfamiliar with common symptoms associated with the problem. Obtaining treatment from a reputable audiologist can help to combat hearing problems, so it’s important to seek advice at the first signs of hearing loss.  To ensure you recognize hearing loss as soon as it becomes apparent,

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Hearing loss can be treated in several different ways, depending on the cause and the severity of the issue. Once your audiologist has evaluated your hearing function and confirmed the diagnosis, a bespoke treatment plan can be created.  With extensive training, qualifications and certifications, an audiologist is well-placed to diagnose and treat all types of hearing loss . Their specialist

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On first inspection, hearing loss and cognitive decline – which includes conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease – do not seem to have much in common. They are separate conditions that are dealt with by separate medical professionals, have different symptoms and affect different parts of the body.  However, more and more studies are confirming that there does appear

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While there will always be an element of subjectivity involved in every individual case of hearing loss, generally, there are four particularly causes of the condition.  Before discussing these causes in more depth, it is first important to outline the three types of hearing loss people can experience, as each type of hearing loss has different causes. These are:  Sensorineural:

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When you are suffering from hearing loss, it’s important to know what questions to ask your audiologist. No matter what your age, whether you are a child or an adult, hearing loss can affect you. Therefore, it’s important to know the signs to look out for and what treatments are available. To make it a little easier, here are the

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It is not uncommon for people to develop hearing loss and be entirely unaware of this fact. Hearing loss often remains hidden for several years; in fact, it can take up to 10 years for a person to seek help for hearing loss, and it has been estimated that up to 85% of cases of hearing loss are untreated.  However,

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For most people, hearing loss is a condition that affects one aspect of life; the ability to hear. However, newly emerging evidence has found that there may be a connection between hearing loss to dementia and cognitive decline. The evidence  People with untreated mild hearing loss are almost twice as likely to develop dementia than those with normal hearing; with

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According to numerous studies, it can take between seven and 10 years for people to seek help for their hearing loss . What’s more, it has been suggested that up to 85% of people who have hearing loss are not currently being treated.  There are many possible reasons for the above statistics, but in some cases, it may be that

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