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Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

In Tinnitus by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most of us, as we grow older. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. Approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 …

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The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

The number of people with hearing loss in the United States is steadily increasing. Since 2005, the number of hearing impaired people in the US has increased from 31.5 million to 48 million. If people can understand how an acquired hearing loss occurs, perhaps they can take the steps to avoid such conditions. An acquired hearing loss is an injury …

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A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

In Dementia, Hearing Loss by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

Hearing loss and dementia are both common aliments of aging individuals but did you know that individuals with moderate to severe hearing loss are up to five times as likely to develop 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. What’s the Link? …