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Hearing Loss

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November 18, 2014

Hearing Loss and Smoking: What’s the Connection?

SMOKERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO SUFFER FROM HEARING LOSS, ACCORDING TO A RECENT STUDY FROM MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY. THE STUDY SHOWED THAT REGULAR EXPOSURE TO TOBACCO…
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July 10, 2014

Seniors with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia than those who retain their hearing; use of hearing aids may assist

Research from Lin and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute on Aging suggests that the greater the degree of hearing loss, the…
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July 10, 2014

Professional musicians are at high risk for developing hearing loss

Professional musicians are almost 4 times as likely to develop noise-induced hearing loss and 57% more likely to develop tinnitus (ringing in the ears) than…
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July 10, 2014

Studies show that untreated hearing loss is linked to

Irritability, negativism, and anger Fatigue, stress, tension, and depression Withdrawal from or avoidance of social situations Social rejection and isolation Reduced alertness and increased risk…
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July 10, 2014

Hearing loss is common in people with diabetes

Hearing loss is about 2 times as common in adults with diabetes than those who do not have diabetes, according to a 2008 National Institutes…
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December 28, 2013

Signs of Hearing Loss

You might have hearing loss if you: Socially require frequent repetition have difficulty following conversations involving more than 2 people think that other people sound…
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