Signs of Aging Are Slowed Down by Hearing Aids

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You’ve been searching for a way to retain your youthfulness as you get older.

Diet, exercise, and vitamins have all been part of your program. You’ve spent more money than you’d like to admit on retinol creams and hair growth programs. You even signed up for a Yoga class. You can stay happy and youthful at any age.

But what if you found out that there’s an easy method to remain happy and feeling young that’s affordable and backed by science. Yet, fewer than 16% of people who would benefit are taking advantage of it.

The “trick” is easy – they’re wearing their hearing aids to treat their hearing loss.

This trick might be the key to feeling happy and youthful as we age.

Is Hearing Loss Very Prevalent?

The possibility of experiencing hearing loss goes up substantially by age 45. Even children as young as 12 are impacted.

As reported by a scientific study, 11% of people between the ages of 45 and 54 were dealing with some level of hearing loss. It increases to 90% by age 80. Almost 25 percent of those aged 65 to 74, and 50 percent of those 75 and over, are dealing with disabling hearing loss.

Also, men under 70 are two times as likely to experience hearing loss than women in the same age group.

Contrary to common notion most cases of hearing loss develop because of exposure to loud noise not aging. Over the course of their lives, some people are exposed to more harmful noise than others.

Hearing loss isn’t an inevitability, but not treating your hearing loss has been shown by repeated studies, to affect your general happiness, health, and youthfulness.

Yet just 1 out of 7 individuals who would benefit from hearing aids wear them.

Your Hearing Aid is The Secret to Happiness And Youthfulness

The following results have been directly connected to using hearing aids:

  • Being 20% more likely to participate in social activities

One of the things that make life great, you’ll agree, is being around others. When you spend time doing things you like to do, with those you love, you feel happier and younger.

People are more likely to stay socially active when they wear their hearing aid regularly..

  • Being 30% less likely to experience depression

Research has revealed that people who have hearing loss who use hearing aids are less likely to report feelings of sadness and loneliness, which is associated with depression.

Feeling as if people are trying to avoid them or are mad at them is also less likely. They’re less likely to seclude themselves from others.

Greater happiness is the outcome of less depression.

  • Less likelihood of enduring mental decline

If you have somebody in your family that has dementia you know all too well how scary that can be. Mental decline makes people feel older because they’re always forgetting, and it takes longer for them to understand things.

As the decline goes on, they lose many of the things that make them youthful and happy because they become unable to do them.

If your risk of getting dementia and Alzheimer’s can be decreased by simply using hearing aids, shouldn’t that be what you’re doing.

  • Falling risk decreased by 30%

The danger of falling and sustaining a severe injury becomes a real worry as we age. When we were younger, we were much more stable. A bad fall could cause a serious fracture that leads to a hospital stay and several weeks of rehab.

That’s not where you want to spend your time. It’s not fun to be in the hospital in pain.

You’re happier when you’re capable of getting around easily. You’re less likely to be startled because you’re more confident with your movements.

Hearing aids will make a hospital stay less likely and will let you spend more time with friends and family.

  • Arguments and misunderstandings are 30% less likely

How many arguments begin because you thought you heard somebody say something negative, but in fact, the person said something else? Or, maybe, a friend raises her voice so you can hear her more distinctly, but you think she’s yelling at you.

A massive strain on relationships can be the outcome of untreated hearing loss. Resentment, anger, sadness, and other unfavorable emotions are frequently the outcome. But wearing your hearing aid helps you hear better, which will lead to more positive connections with your friends and family members. Whatever age you might be, this will help you stay happy and youthful.

Whatever you’ve lost, reclaim it

Have you been using your hearing aid? Some of the simple joys in life which you’ve been missing include:

  • Outings and social clubs
  • Discussions with family and friends without needing them to speak up
  • The sounds of nature at your local park
  • Music
  • The laughter of children

If you have hearing loss, you may still hear these things to some extent but they are most likely not as enjoyable.

The site information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. To receive personalized advice or treatment, schedule an appointment.

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