Leslie E. Herman, Au.D., CCC-A
For more then 35 years, Dr. Herman and her staff have provided patients of all ages with the highest level of care in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. These blog posts are from the New Jersey Monthly.
A: It is the third most prevalent health problem in the United States, following heart disease and cancer, with 48.1 million people having some degree of hearing loss. From 2016 to 2021, the age 65-plus market will increase 3.3 percent nationally. This population is the largest segment (41.9 percent) of those with hearing loss. Q: Is untreated hearing loss linked
A: Studies have shown that there are strong links between hearing loss and other health concerns, including dementia and depression,and that those who are fitted with hearing aids in the early stages of hearing loss can reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Individuals with hearing loss aren’t the only ones affected—studies also indicate that companions of people with untreated hearing loss