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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

In Cognitive Decline by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss often becomes a problem as people get older. It can result from accumulated damage, as well as the deterioration that often comes with age. Unfortunately, if untreated hearing loss can lead to cognitive decline. While hearing loss and cognitive decline are not inevitable, they are a common problem of aging. How Hearing Works The human ear consists of …

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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss is known to affect upwards of 48 million individuals across the world. That’s a large percentage considering many of us don’t get our ears or hearing checked enough. It’s hard to face that our hearing is failing us. We often don’t see the warning signs or ignore them altogether. It takes something significant for us to finally realize …

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Tips for Managing Tinnitus

In Tinnitus by Aaron Gingrich

Do you often wonder what that ringing noise is in your ears and where it comes from? If you do not already know, it is known as tinnitus. Tinnitus affects 15-20 percent of the population, causes phantom noises such as ringing, buzzing, or clicking in ears, and is a symptom of other underlying conditions. Although tinnitus can increase and worsen …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

In Cognitive Decline by Aaron Gingrich

In the world today many of the people around us are suffering from hearing loss. Hearing loss is something that many people are not aware of and there are not many treatments that are available for it. It is very important to be aware of the treatments that are available for hearing loss. How hearing works Our ears are always …

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How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

In Relationships by Aaron Gingrich

Hearing loss is something that affects millions of people all over the world and is something that tends to have a huge impact on the lives that people lead. There are multiple factors that can lead to hearing impairment and the problems that people are likely to face as a result of it, often which can cause a detriment to …

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Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

In Social life by Aaron Gingrich

Treating hearing loss has been proven to keep our cognitive capabilities strong. The cognitive skills we possess to form thoughts, ideas, retain memory and communicate are influenced by the health of our hearing. Sharing experiences and activities with those close to us gives us the connection we need to retain our humanity and stay engaged. New technologies allow us to …

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Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

In Diet, Hearing Health by Aaron Gingrich

When was the last time you thought of your diet affecting the health of your hearing process? Many of us take our sense of hearing for granted and fail to incorporate our hearing health as part of our overall fitness and wellbeing. This is changing fast as hearing loss is part of the top three public health concerns in our …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Aaron Gingrich

In the month of September, there is a worldwide push for the public to be better informed, empowered, and educated about the debilitating condition known as Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia, which is a degenerative process that affects our cognitive abilities. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of …

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Working with Hearing Loss

In Workplace by Aaron Gingrich

The workplace can be an intimidating environment if you are not well prepared, and it can be more so if you have a hearing impairment. The good news is that with the right attitude, information and strategies in play you can effectively integrate into your new workplace or make adjustments to your current one, knowing the following: Details Always have …

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Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

In Hearing Tests by Aaron Gingrich

One of the greatest dangers we face when it comes to the issue of hearing loss is negligence. Hearing decline is one of the most prominent public health issues in the US, competing with cancer and diabetes. It is no longer a condition pertinent only to the elderly. In fact, the rise of hearing impairment is now common to every …