You know how dazzling the sun can seem when you walk out of a dark movie theater during daylight? Your immediate reaction may be to cover your eyes—a reflexive response based on your brain telling you that it’s too bright for you to be out there. The longer you’ve been living with hearing loss, the … Continue reading Tips To Help You Adjust To Hearing Aids
Hearing impairment was linked to neuropathological hallmarks of dementia, an autopsy study suggested. In older adults who were cognitively normal, impaired hearing was associated with tau neurofibrillary degeneration, reported Willa Brenowitz, PhD, MPH, of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and co-authors. And in people with dementia, hearing loss was tied to microinfarcts but … Continue reading Hearing Loss Linked To Dementia Pathway
Hearing loss is the world’s fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90% of hearing loss is age-related, its burden is notably growing amid aging populations. Hearing ability is integrally tied with communication, and hearing loss leads to communication barriers. This … Continue reading Hearing Loss Tied To Multiple Health Problems
It’s estimated that up to 15 percent of Americans (50 million persons) might be victims of “tinnitus,” that eternal whine or ringing in one’s ears that won’t ever stop One of the clinical descriptions of tinnitus is “the perception of a sound that’s not objectively measurable.” There is no medical cure for tinnitus nor are there medicines to … Continue reading Is Tinnitus A Cause For Concern?
Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia, depression or anxiety for the first time over the next three years, and a lower risk of suffering fall-related injuries, than those who leave their hearing loss uncorrected, a new study finds. Yet … Continue reading Hearing Aids Shown To Lower Dementia Risk
Daniela Beckmann, Mirko Feldmann, Olena Shchyglo and Professor Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Department of Neurophysiology of the Medical Faculty worked together for the study. When sensory perception fades The researchers studied the brain of mice that exhibit hereditary hearing loss, similar to age related hearing loss in humans. The scientists analysed the density of neurotransmitter … Continue reading How Does Hearing Loss Impact The Brain?
Being a musician might be hard on your hearing, new British research suggests. Those in the music industry have a much higher risk of tinnitus than people who work in quieter settings,
A team led by Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers may bring scientists a step closer to developing treatments that regrow the missing cells that cause hearing loss.
As people grow older, their ability to hear gradually decreases. This biological process leads to a sensorineural hearing disorder known as Age-Related Hearing Loss (ARHL) or Presbycusis.
Wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function, according to promising new research. Cognitive decline is associated with hearing loss, which affects