Hearing Loss

Consequences of Hearing Loss

 

Most people simply associate hearing loss with having a harder time hearing certain sounds. However, the potential impact of hearing loss on a person’s life is far worse than that. Research has shown again and again that untreated hearing loss can have a serious negative impact on psychological, social and emotional well-being.

 

Untreated hearing loss has been linked to:

 

Just as importantly, studies have also shown that these negative consequences are reduced in people who wear hearing aids.

 

Hearing aid users have:

 

Articles outlining the negative consequences of hearing loss and the benefits of hearing aids are available for download in the Hearing Loss Resources section of this website.