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May 17, 2019

Many reasons to get your hearing tested

May is Better Speech and Hearing month and this designation is a good reminder that it’s important to get your hearing tested. There are many reasons why this is a good idea. Some of the most important reasons include:

• Untreated hearing loss in adults correlates with higher rates of depression, anxiety and other cognitive disorders.

• There is a strong link between untreated hearing loss and the risk for developing dementia.

• Untreated hearing loss increases your chances of a fall.

• Treating a hearing loss can...

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