Opioid Addiction and Hearing Loss

In an effort to bring you all types of hearing related news and information, this week’s blog post covers a current crisis facing our nation: opioid addiction. Now, you may correctly assume that opioid addiction damages overall health, relationships, and earning potential. But, did you know that continual opioid use can cause significant hearing loss? Opioid Addiction and Hearing Loss …

Say What? Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

An estimated 40-50% of adults over the age of 65 experience some level of hearing loss, and that percentage increases to approximately 83% of people over the age of 70. Brain function and cognitive decline are¬†closely associated with hearing health for this high number of people. Though these numbers may seem staggering at the outset, but for those of us …