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Does Hearing Loss Contribute to Dementia?

There are three main theories for how hearing loss may contribute to cognitive decline and dementia. Cognitive Load – Because the brain is constantly coping with degraded sounds because its resources are dedicated to processing those sounds, this impairs its other processes such as memory and thinking. Brain Atrophy – […]

Can Your Child Hear You?

How do you know your child has a hearing loss and what can you do about it? If your child responds to you only some of the time, he or she may have a hearing loss. Here are 7 other signs to look for: Your child consistently aks to turn […]

Huh?

Why do people not realize they have a hearing loss? We are only able to hear what we can hear. That is why sounds or voices may still seem right to you, even though you may already experience a hearing loss. The truth is your brain adjusts to the “new […]