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Hearing Loss is More Common in Men
Posted by North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab on June 01, 2017
June celebrates Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, making it the perfect opportunity to discuss hearing health amongst men. Hearing health issues and hearing loss affect men and women differently. Men are almost twice as likely as women to have hearing loss among adults aged 20-69. For the male population 75 and older, hearing loss is the most...
8 Things Untreated Hearing Loss Can Impact
Posted by North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab on May 01, 2017
Hearing loss is as unique to each person as a fingerprint. No one person has the same type of loss in each ear, nor do people get hearing loss the same way. But, what everyone with hearing has in common are the 8 possible things that hearing loss can indirectly or directly affect. 1. Vocabulary With untreated hearing loss, various sounds and letters lose...
Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Hearing Care Follow-up Appointment
Posted by Stephanie Loccisano, Au.D. on April 01, 2017
Like your car, teeth, and even your financial portfolio, your hearing aids and hearing health can benefit from routine care and maintenance. After a hearing aid fitting, your hearing healthcare professional will likely recommend follow-up appointments. These routine visits offer great opportunities to ask your hearing professional questions, have maintenance...
Dementia and Hearing Loss: There May Be a Link
Posted by North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab on March 01, 2017
Growing evidence indicates that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia. Hearing aids can improve the negative effects of hearing loss on the brain. Your hearing and your brain Think of hearing as a partnership between your ears and your brain. When someone speaks, your brain processes the sounds so that you can understand them. That’s...
How Does Heart Health Impact Hearing Health?
Posted by North Shore Audio-Vestibular Lab on February 01, 2017
With February upon us and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we decided to take a look at research concerning how heart health and hearing health are connected! Research data reveals a link between hearing health and cardiovascular health. In fact, the two often correspond, a healthy cardiovascular system appears to have a positive effect on hearing. Study...
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