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.