We at Platinum Hearing Aids offer the most advanced treatments for hearing loss, and modern technology has advanced this treatment astronomically in the past 10 or so years. While the treatments that we offer are comprehensive, the best way to protect your hearing is by taking preventive measures to avoid hearing loss in the first place. Once hearing loss does start to occur, however, it generally occurs slowly, making it hard to catch. It is important to be dilligent when it comes to your hearing, and here is why.
Your Brain’s LearningWhen it comes to senses, your brain will slowly begin to compensate for a loss of one of your senses. Catching hearing loss in its early stages will allow us to apply the solution, thereby allowing your brain to efficiently adapt to the solution, instead of seeking ways to replace hearing with other senses.
Early Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease & DementiaResearch has found that there is likely a common link between hearing loss and dementia, as older adults with hearing loss are much more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, especially when compared to those who do not suffer from hearing loss. More importantly, studies have shown that hearing aids can delay, or even prevent, the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Quality of Life & RelationshipsStudies have found that getting hearings aids as hearing loss treatment can improve:
- Relationships at home and with family
- Anger, frustration, and anxiety due to hearing loss
- Social relationships