#HearingFactFriday: Is ignoring your hearing loss worth it?

Plenty of research has linked untreated hearing loss to issues that can have a major impact on our quality of life — especially as we age. Anxiety. Depression. Social isolation. And maybe most importantly, cognitive decline.

Yet simply treating age-related hearing loss has been shown to help minimize these issues and help keep people active, engaged, more confident and mentally sharp.

While not everyone with hearing loss will deal with every issue, the question is — with hearing loss help so easily accessible — is taking a chance worth it?

Take the first step to getting help by going here. 

Check out these seven health issues linked to hearing loss.

And check out these seven reasons why treating loss early is smart.

By Starkey Hearing