Tag: hearing aids

Neuropsychological Tests: What’s Involved

Some memory lapses are normal as you age, but if you are concerned about your forgetfulness, there is a range of tests that can evaluate your cognition. These tests aim to identify possible cognitive impairment—or rule it out—as early as possible, but for some individuals the results are inconclusive. “In

Natural Remedies for Hearing Loss

Natural Remedies for Hearing Loss

A bio-identical version of the hormone aldosterone is increasing in popularity as an experimental treatment for age-related hearing loss. Learn about aldosterone and effective other natural remedies for hearing loss here.

Hearing Loss May Accelerate Brain Shrinkage

The stigma of wearing hearing aids has been around for decades, certainly since the 40-plus years that UCLA audiologist Alison Grimes has been in the field. But, not using them can affect far more than your ego. “We know everyone loses their hearing as they age, just like everyone loses

2018 WHA Index

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Can You Hear Me Now?

More than 30 million Americans share a vastly undertreated condition—­hearing loss—and a committee from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) is trying to do something about it. Hearing loss can strike at any age, but it is most prevalent in seniors. By age 70 to 74, nearly

Hearing Aids May Help Keep You Healthy as You Age

More than two-thirds of people age 70 and older have clinically meaningful hearing loss, and the effects can be much more significant than having to strain to hear the television or radio. Not being able to hear well can affect your ability to socialize with family and friends, and lead

From the Editor: Don’t Put Up With Hearing Loss

Being able to hear well is vital for your quality of life, but it’s a sense that starts to fail as you get older. It’s an insidious process—your family and friends may notice you’re having trouble hearing before you do—but there is a solution: hearing aids, which we’re looking at

Sensory Changes: Are They Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) not only dulls the mind, but it is also associated with a dulling of the senses that provide our brains with information about the world around us. Experts have found that any of the five senses—hearing, vision, taste, smell, and even touch—may show signs of negative changes

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