"I really wish I had my hearing checked a long time ago."

“It’s just a matter of taking a problem and really addressing it. And once you do it, you feel good. It’s changed my whole life.”

- Meet Michael Cave, church restoration specialist and hearing aid wearer

"When I went to HearingLife, my audiologist made me feel totally comfortable, and beyond my expectations of what it would be."

- Michael Cave

 

 

How will you take action against your hearing loss?  

Once you’re aware that you have hearing loss, taking action is not always so simple sometimes the road to treatment isn’t straightforward. Check out how hearing aid users acted on their hearing loss, and take action against yours today. 

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Why act on your hearing loss?

There are a lot of unfounded stigmas associated with poor hearing and hearing aids, but doing can negatively impact your health. The implications of leaving your hearing loss untreated are far too great to ignore, and the benefits of better hearing are many. 

 

Exhibiting symptoms of hearing loss?

It may be difficult to accept hearing loss, but leaving it untreated can affect your quality of life.

Socializing becomes exhausting when you are not able to fully understand and communicate with others. Because conversations take so much more mental energy, hearing loss can also lead to irritability, negativism, anger, stress and depression. There are also potential financial ramifications: hearing loss can reduce your performance at your work or educational institution. Hearing loss and depression have been linked. Moreover, because it reduces your awareness, it increases risks to your personal safety. That’s why it’s important to take heed if you are experiencing hearing loss symptoms.

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2. Lin FR, Metter EJ, O’Brien RJ, Resnick SM, Zonderman AB, Ferrucci L. Hearing loss and incident dementia. Arch Neurol 2011; 68: 214–20. 67

3. Gallacher J, Ilubaera V, Ben-Shlomo Y, et al. Auditory threshold, phonologic demand, and incident dementia. Neurology 2012; 79: 1583–90.

4. Pichora-Fuller MK. (2008a) quoted in Convention News, “Celebrating 20 Years, AAA is Hear to Stay” from: Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. By Jason Mosheim, speech-languagepathology-audiology.advance.web.com/editorial.

5. The National Council on Aging, The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss in Older Persons, May 1999. https://www.ncoa.org/wp-content/uploads/NCOA-Study-1999.pdf

6. Beck DL, Clark, JL. Audition matters more as cognition declines and cognition matters more as audition declines. Audiology To-day. 2009;(3):48-59.

7. Packer, Lisa. "Research shows severity of tinnitus is related to emotional processing." Healthy Hearing. Accessed April 16, 2019.

8. Jung D, Bhattacharyya N. Association of hearing loss with decreased employment and income among adults in the United States. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2012;121(12):771–775. [PubMed]