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How Hearing Aids Reduce Cognitive Decline

In hearing aids, hearing loss, Preventative Care by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

It’s World Alzheimer’s Month! Every September Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) works tirelessly to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, and dedicates a month to reducing the stigma around Alzheimer’s Disease. Many people are scared to admit that they’re feeling more forgetful than ever, or that they often get confused. Many studies have linked hearing loss with an increased risk …

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Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss

In hearing loss, Preventative Care by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Be Aware: Meds That Could Cause Hearing Loss   An increased risk of hearing loss as a side effect of certain medications is gaining attention, as the public becomes aware that many commonly used drugs could cause permanent damage to their ears. It is estimated that 500,000 Americans suffer hearing loss as a result of ear-damaging medications each year. Pharmacists …