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The Silent Struggle: Healthcare Challenges for Older Women with Hearing Loss

By Keith Darrow November 05, 2023

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, and one of the most common issues that affect older individuals, especially women, is hearing loss. Hearing loss is a pervasive problem among the elderly population, and it significantly impacts…

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Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Falls in Older Women?

By Keith Darrow October 08, 2023

Today, approximately 50 million people in the United States are suffering from hearing loss. Yet nearly 42 million (that’s nearly 80%!) of them go without treatment. Hearing loss has been listed by the Department of Health and Human Services…

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Is Hearing Loss (and Tinnitus) Linked to Menopause?

By Keith Darrow September 09, 2023

Emerging research has observed a strong link between hearing loss, tinnitus, menopause, and hormone therapy. According to a team of doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, hormone therapy can increase your risk of hearing loss…

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The Most Common Misconceptions About Hearing Loss

By Keith Darrow August 12, 2023

Many don’t fully understand what hearing loss truly entails. While hearing loss is the #1 sensory disorder on the planet, it is also one of the least treated chronic medical conditions. Let’s discuss some common misconceptions about hearing loss…

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The Hearing Loss and Diabetes Connection: Learn More About Signs and Prevention

By Keith Darrow April 23, 2023

Do you or someone you know have diabetes? Did you know that there is a significant connection between diabetes and hearing loss? Hearing loss happens for many reasons. In past articles, we’ve discussed, ways to protect your hearing…

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Dementia and Hearing Loss – The Silent Correlation

By Keith Darrow March 28, 2022

There are various risk factors connected with dementia. However, an incredibly significant risk factor which has been discovered is the correlation between hearing loss and dementia. Considerable scientific research has been done which identifies…

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Hearing Loss Statistics

By Jessica Thomas June 30, 2021

Hearing loss is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Although no group is immune from hearing loss issues – and its associated costs, such as potential depression, anxiety, and a sense of loneliness and isolation – the risks rise as people age. Therefore, hearing loss is particularly prevalent among senior citizens. Below are 30 important […]

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Can You Still Enjoy or Play Music If You Suffer Hearing Loss?

By Patrick O'Malley March 18, 2021

Does a loss of hearing prevent you from listening to or playing a musical instrument? It’s a question I hear all the time. The answers can be quite surprising, but before we jump in too far, let’s examine the phenomenon of hearing loss…

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Hearing Loss Resources

By Jessica Thomas February 11, 2021

Estimates suggest that 30 million Americans currently are impacted by some degree of hearing loss, ranging from mild to profound or complete hearing loss. Since hearing loss is also associated with age, as the American population continues to age, one would expect that the number of impacted Americans will likely rise. Hearing loss is not […]

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Is Hearing Loss Making You Anxious?

By Jessica Hegg February 27, 2018

Are you finding yourself skipping out on dinner invites or other social gatherings? Do you have a sense that others around you are often angry with you or ignoring you? If you answered yes, your anxiety may be related to hearing loss. Read More