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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Brain Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Test, Mental Health, Overall Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Launched in 2012, this global campaign raises awareness about dementia – a group of medical conditions that progressively deteriorates cognitive functions. 50 million people worldwide live with dementia, a number projected to rapidly increase. Alzheimer’s is the most common type, impacting up to 90% of people who experience dementia. Treating hearing loss can be an …

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Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

In Hearing Aids, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing aids are a wonderful intervention for hearing loss with a proven success rate. A vast majority of hearing aid wearers report improved relationships in their lives once they’ve acquired hearing aids and most people would recommend them to a friend as a treatment for hearing loss. And yet, they can also require a period of adjustment to get used …

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Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

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

Perhaps you have started to notice that your hearing isn’t what it used to be. You might have had a conversation with someone who is a soft speaker or a child who was more difficult to hear than you would expect. The difficulty might come from a certain context, such as a place with background noise. You might even find …