Addressing Your Hearing Loss can Add to Your Quality of Life
Hearing loss can occur for a number of reasons. Some causes can be natural and others would surprise you. As people age, they may begin to lose their hearing as a result of the natural aging process. One of the most common causes of hearing loss is exposure to loud noises. There are also medical reasons for hearing loss like viruses, bacteria, heart conditions or stroke, head injuries, tumors, and certain medicines. New studies have revealed some surprising causes as well, like diabetes or hypertension.
Take the time to learn about hearing loss causes and prevention so you can discuss them with your hearing care provider and begin your journey to better overall health today.
It's Time to do Something!
Below are a few quick ways taking control of your hearing loss can lead to a better quality of life:
- Unleash Your Earning Potential
- Build Better Relationships - Good communication is key to healthy and happy relationships!
- Reduce Depression - Uncorrected hearing loss gives rise to poorer quality of life, isolation and reduced social activity, often leading to depression.
- Maintain a Healthy Mind - Adults with hearing loss develop a significant impairment in their cognitive abilities, 3.2 years sooner than those with normal hearing.
- Maintain a Healthy Balance - People with a mild hearing loss (25dB) are 3 times more likely to have a history of falling. Every additional 10 decibels of hearing loss increases the chances of falling by 1.4 times the original risk.