Depression from Hearing Loss

Research continues to link hearing loss to depression, loneliness, and many other chronic diseases. It would seem logical that hearing loss might lead to social isolation, then to loneliness, depression, and an erosion in quality of life. However, as this webinar by Victor Bray, PhD, of Salus University points out, the problem may be much more complicated.

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About 48 million Americans of all ages suffer from hearing loss. It’s often difficult to self-assess the condition, so you may need to depend on the observations of others. Not all loss is inevitable, though; prompt treatment could preserve your hearing.

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Many people know that prolonged exposure to loud noise contributes to hearing loss. Yet, it’s possible these same people give their favorite music a free pass, even when it’s just as loud and they listen for an equal amount of time. Music, like any sound,

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Ringing, buzzing, or droning in your ears can quickly raise your stress levels or destroy your concentration. Called tinnitus, these are phantom sounds that create all too real problems. Hearing aids can help mask the annoying sounds of tinnitus.