Another study shows association of hearing loss with cognitive decline, writes Dr. Daniel Fink. But while correlation isn’t causation, this study supports others in the EU and U.S.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes that preventing hearing loss is better than treating it. Encouraging people to protect their hearing is good, but he says a better option is for government to regulate noise exposure.
Age-related hearing loss is almost certainly noise induced hearing loss says a recent report, confirming Dr. Daniel fFnk’s conclusion after reviewing the literature in 2017.
Research shows young adults who regularly attend clubs and concerts have signs of hearing loss. They may pass standard hearing tests, but show subtle hearing loss and decreases in auditory signals.
Dr. Daniel Fink says if you are going to do yard work, make sure to wear a pair of ear plugs if the tools you use make more noise than a rake. Ear plugs today will help you avoid hearing aids tomorrow.