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.
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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 [...]
Did you know that there is a growing body of research indicating that people with untreated hearing loss are at higher risk of depression? Studies show that when hearing aids are used, there are significant increases in quality of life and decreases in depressive symptoms, as compared to their non-hearing aid wearing counterparts. In addition [...]