Did you know there is a link between cognitive decline and hearing loss? Hearing loss prevents certain sounds and frequencies from reaching the brain. After some time, this can lead to your brain not recognizing those sounds or frequencies and forgetting them. If your brain forgets certain sounds and parts of speech, it makes it difficult for you to understand conversations and forces your brain to work harder just to understand.
Cognitive decline is when a person has a hard time remembering, learning new things, concentrating, or making everyday decisions, and can range from mild to severe. Just because you have hearing loss doesn't mean you have to worry about losing your cognitive abilities. Follow these three tips to prevent cognitive decline and to continue feeling your best.
Following these tips will help you to be proactive about your overall health. The number one tip to follow is to wear your hearing aids. Hearing aids will help you brain by delivering sound and information. If you have hearing loss and are interested in hearing aids, or you need to upgrade your devices, then call us today or Request an Appointment.