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The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

August 15, 2018

For some people, getting older means experiencing hearing loss and memory problems. Unfortunately, this is not an unusual combination for older folks—these two health issues are linked. Research provides evidence that having trouble with your hearing puts you in a higher risk category for developing dementia, a condition characterized by memory loss and issues with cognitive processes and thinking in general. However, it’s important to note that not all people with hearing loss will have dementia—it just means they are at higher risk for it. Fortunately, there are preventative steps you can take to lower your chances of dementia. You... View Article