02 January 2020

Stay mentally fit and physically healthy – use hearing aids

Hearing aids improve hearing and give a better quality of life.

The use of hearing aids has many benefits. And people who treat their hearing loss are happier, healthier and wealthier than those who do not. Use of hearing aids also reduces the risk and delays diagnosis of a series of diseases and reduces cognitive decline.

Many benefits

The use of hearing aids has many benefits. Hearing aids help you hear better when you have a hearing loss. But the use of hearing aids will also improve your social life and family relations. And you will enjoy better physical and mental health.

Happier, healthier and wealthier

People who treat their hearing loss with hearing aids or other hearing solutions such as implants are happier, healthier and wealthier, with a better overall quality of life than people who do not treat their hearing loss, a report finds.

Reduces the risk and delays diagnosis

The use of hearing aids reduces the risk and delays diagnosis of a series of age-related diseases among older adults with hearing loss. An American study has found that the use of hearing aids both reduces the risk and delays diagnosis of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, depression, anxiety and injurious falls among older adults with hearing loss.

Reduces cognitive decline

Wearing hearing aids can slow the progress of dementia by up to 75%, according to a study. Another study has found that untreated hearing loss has a negative association with cognition.

 

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