Loss of hearing makes it hard to communicate with people around you, leading to a far poorer quality of life, and may possibly hasten the growth of dementia and other cognitive issues based on the authors of this study.
Oh, the joys of aging… a new report finds that an estimated 21 percent of American adults 48 to 59 years old have some type of moderate hearing loss. What is worse, the number jumps to 90 percent by the time people reach older and 80.
Doctors know that hearing loss may be the result of heredity or chronic exposure to overloud seems, but this team of investigators identified another factor involved with hearing loss – cardiovascular disease. […]