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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

Many older Americans are currently feeling the effects of hearing loss. Current numbers suggest one in three people age 65 and older are affected. While hearing loss might seem like a minor inconvenience, there are a myriad of potential effects associated with the condition. Previous studies have linked to an increase in the risk of depression, dementia and even physical …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Family and Relationships, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tests by Dr. Chris Lawson

Hearing loss doesn’t just affect the individual who has it. Partners, family members and friends also feel the consequences. These groups might find themselves having to repeat things over and over, and it can be heart-breaking to see a somebody shut themselves away from the people and activities they enjoy. There are many signs of hearing loss and your loved …

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

If you think you might have hearing loss but aren’t ready to take action on it, you are one of many in the same situation. The average person waits seven years from the moment they first notice their hearing loss until they actually do something about it. What can explain this length of time before treatment?  It’s not like someone …