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Hearing loss affects at least 40% of American adults over age 65–and more than 50% over age 75.
Hearing ability naturally decreases with age as the delicate “hair” cells that make the inner ear organs wear out with time and trauma. Despite the widespread and debilitating nature of hearing loss, it remains stigmatized in our culture and is left untreated in nearly 80% of adults.
Everything that you need to know about caring for your hearing aid(s) plus valuable troubleshooting steps to help you before you have to call a professional.
Just last week, a study published by The Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care called dementia “the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century.” The commission noted that 50 million people have dementia worldwide — and the number is expected to triple by 2050.
It’s no surprise that hearing and hearing loss have been the focus of numerous research and scientific studies. Hearing is, after all, vital to our quality of life, and hearing loss affects millions of people worldwide.
Some people with hearing loss wonder if there might be a quick fix that will restore their lost hearing - even if it means going under the knife. How can you know if your hearing loss can be helped with surgery? We've got everything you need to know here!