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.
Can preventing hearing loss now prevent dementia later? Recent research indicates the answer is yes. Rather than treating hearing loss later, protect your hearing now and you may avoid dementia.
New Zealand researchers confirm that hearing loss is probably a dementia risk factor. Avoiding noise, then, will do more than just protect hearing.
Consumer Reports looks at affordable options for people suffering from hearing loss, with a discussion about the high price of hearing aids and a look at PSAPs.