Month: September 2019

Picture of the anatomy of the Heart, Lungs and major arteries

Your Cardiovascular Health and Hearing Loss

September 30, 2019 | Helpful Tips

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.A., affecting over 600,000 people a year. Cardiovascular diseases resulting from poor nutrition, lack of exercise, stress, and smoking have been closely linked to hearing loss in older adults. This is because poor cardiovascular health decreases blood flow, and the structures in the ear need […]

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Pieces of puzzles that portray the visualization of how memory disintegrates with Dementia

Hearing Loss and Dementia: What You should know

September 30, 2019 | Helpful Tips

Predicted to nearly double in prevalence every 20 years, dementia is a general term for cognitive decline that’s severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is one of this condition’s greatest side effects, which is why Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Research suggests that untreated hearing loss can actually accelerate […]

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