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The Link Between Alzheimer's and Hearing Loss

 

As we grow older, managing our health seems to become a more challenging task, and research suggests that there may be a connection between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s. Understanding what Alzheimer’s is, and how it’s connected to hearing loss, can be beneficial for identifying your next best steps to preventing, if not delaying, this memory-related disease.

Hearing Aids Might Save You Trips to the Hospital

 

As we get older, our health often starts to decline, and as a result, we have more medical appointments and medications to manage. But with more medical issues and more prescriptions on hand, there is also an increased chance that we’ll need to visit the hospital. But what if there were ways to reduce our chances of visiting the hospital as we age? A new study suggests that hearing aids could be one.

Does Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Cause Hearing Loss?

 

Most often, when we think of the causes of hearing loss, we think of aging or noise-induced hearing loss. But as researchers begin to delve further into the issue, findings suggest that hearing loss can be attributed to more than just age or exposure to damaging sound levels.  Recently, chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been recognized as a potential cause.  

What Can You Do about Cookie Bite Hearing Loss?

 

While age-related hearing loss is the most common type of sensorineural hearing loss, more unusual forms of sensorineural hearing loss also exist, like cookie bite hearing loss. Although most hearing losses affect one’s ability to hear high frequencies, cookie bite affects mid-range frequencies. If you suspect you have cookie bite hearing loss, it’s important to understand what it is, if treatments are available, and if hearing aids are an option.

Do I Need an Audiologist to Purchase Affordable Hearing Aids?

 

It's an age-old story: Your hearing just isn't what it used to be, so you take a trip to the audiologist and discover you have hearing loss. The audiologist then suggests that it’s time to purchase a pair of hearing aids. You begin looking at your options and quickly realize: Hearing aids are expensiveBut is there a way around this? In a word, yes.