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Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

In Age Related Hearing Loss, Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Overall Health, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss is a common problem in the US, but healthcare providers might need to do a little more to accommodate their needs, according to a study by New York University. Researchers there analyzed data about hospital patients and found that those with hearing loss had a 32 percent chance of readmission within the next month due to communication problems …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

In the last ten years, awareness of our hearing wellbeing has come a long way, but there are still many misunderstandings surrounding hearing loss. Do you still think that only the elderly suffer from hearing loss? Or believe your doctor would notice whether you have a physical routine problem with your hearing? If you still believe these things, then it’s …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

How many times has your partner been exasperated with you and accused you of not listening to them? If it’s a lot, the problem may be a loss of hearing, and it may be affecting your relationship in the way you haven’t considered. Apart from diabetes and obesity, hearing loss in the US is one of three of the fastest-growing …