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How Exercise, Diet, Sleep, and Hearing Affect Brain Aging

In Brain Health, Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

According to the most recent scientific findings, our bodies and minds are closely intertwined. More importantly, modern medicine now assesses a person’s whole health. That is to say, none of our systems function in isolation, and hearing health is no exception. The basic building blocks of physical health, such as exercise, food, sleep, and even hearing, all feed upon one …

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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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How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain 

In Brain Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

In this age of puzzles, we are awash in games and apps that claim their challenges are the equivalent of a personal trainer for your brain. While deductive brain teasers can help fortify your cognitive skills, your cognitive health also relies on a surprising aspect of your wellbeing: your hearing health. Healthy hearing has an interesting and well-documented connection to …