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Hearing Loss Related Diseases

A Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

A Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

By | Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, News, Research

They call it ?the silent killer?. Affecting nearly half of all Americans, many of whom don?t even realize that they have it. It is the main cause of heart attacks and strokes. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is one of the most common medical conditions in the country. Hypertension is when the pressure of the blood running through your arteries is too high. Blood pressure naturally rises and falls throughout the day. Consequently, the danger is when it stays high for a long time. The reason it is a ?silent killer? is that it usually has no symptoms until the…

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Hearing Group November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Hearing Group November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

By | Brain Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Mental Health, News, Research

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. ?Join in and get an education on Alzheimer’s and hearing loss. In addition to a festive season, November is National Alzheimer?s Awareness Month. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan made November a month to shine some light on this difficult disease. Here at Hearing Group, our commitment to hearing health leads us to search for the link between untreated hearing loss, dementia, and Alzheimer?s disease. Hearing Loss and Communication As families come together this season, many of us look forward to catching up and sharing our experiences from the year. But, for people with hearing…

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Treat Hearing Loss to Reduce Dementia Chances

Treat Hearing Loss to Reduce Dementia Chances

By | Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Mental Health, Research

Treat hearing loss to reduce dementia chances. Do yourself and your brain a favor ? get your hearing tested at the Hearing Group. Untreated hearing loss can lead to the onset of dementia, the most common form of Alzheimer?s. A hearing test is painless and putting it off has consequences. We bring this up now because September is World Alzheimer?s Month. More and more studies, both in the United States and in Europe, are finding a link between untreated hearing loss and dementia. Hearing loss and dementia cross all ethnic boundaries. Alzheimer?s in the world Throughout the world, the ravages…

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Hearing Loss & Your Heart Health

Hearing Loss & Your Heart Health

By | Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases

Let’s look at hearing loss & your heart health. We all know that cardiovascular exercise boosts circulation. We also know that regular exercise can help protect us from life-threatening conditions like heart disease. But research also says that keeping our hearts healthy could have an added bonus: protecting our long-term hearing health. The Heart Disease-Hearing Loss Connection The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says heart disease is the main cause of death in both men and women. It takes 610,000 lives each year in the United States alone. People who have heart disease can have a number of different issues…

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