Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

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Shocking research in France has revealed that hearing loss is linked to dementia. A 25 year study has identified that as you age and struggle to hear clearly, social isolation and depression are more likely. This leads to less stimulation of the brain which in turn can lead to cognitive decline.

However, the rate of cognitive decline is reduced when the hearing loss is treated, by the use of hearing aids. One hearing aid that is particularly effective at fighting cognitive decline is the Oticon Opn. This is Oticon's best hearing aid. It processes sounds fifty times faster than any other hearing device they've made and supports Brain Hearing™. By wearing these special devices -they fit discreetly on the ear - you can enjoy life more and follow conversations more easily. Opn gives anyone with hearing difficulties the oppor-tunity to defy hearing loss. …

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