This is just a short video on the social isolation that comes with hearing loss and can often contribute to depression if untreated. This is especially true during the holiday season when many of us are feeling depressed, sad or isolated already.
Archive for November, 2011
A new study just came out giving a much more accurate estimate of how common hearing loss is. Previous studies have suggested 1 in 10 Americans have a hearing loss. A study by Dr Frank Lin, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine now shows that 20% of people over the age of 12 have a significant [...]
Hearing loss isn’t a harmless condition to be ignored. In fact, hearing loss often coexists with other serious health problems. And a growing body of research indicates that there may be a link. Studies show that people with heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and depression may all have an increased risk of hearing [...]