#HearingFactFriday: Hearing loss treatment can potentially reduce dementia risks

Just two weeks ago we wrote how hearing loss increases the risks of getting dementia. The counter to that is this week’s #HearingFactFriday.

It’s a quote from Dr. Frank Lin, an otologist at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Lin is one of the country’s most respected experts in hearing loss, particularly when it comes to how hearing loss impacts older adults.

Dr. Lin and his team have done numerous studies on the mental and physical health consequences of untreated hearing loss, which have confirmed hearing loss’s link to brain tissue loss and an increased risk of dementia.

But Dr. Lin’s extensive studies have also led him to conclude that treating hearing loss can “help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.”

Hearing aids are one of the most common and successful hearing loss treatment method available.

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