Throughout Hearing Health Awareness Month, the team has been looking to address why people don’t seek attention when they first have a worry.

One of the main points that have emerged is that many people don’t know the extra benefits that hearing healthcare can bring.

We are so thankful to our amazing patients who have reached out to others about why it’s crucial to care for their hearing.

This is how excellent hearing healthcare aids your general well-being.

Connections are essential

Hearing healthcare activist Helen Keller once wrote: “With our eyes, we connect with the world. With our ears, we connect with people.”

Today, this statement has never been truer.

When treating a hearing loss, our specialists aren’t just working to preserve someone’s capacity to interpret sounds.

They are also giving them back a vital form of human connection, which many people lose when their symptoms worsen.

The range of side effects resulting from hearing loss isn’t known among the general public, but emotional and psychological problems are common with untreated conditions.

When a person has a severe hearing loss, they can even withdraw from society altogether.

However, once someone receives successful treatment for their problem, the transformation is often phenomenal.

Frequently, our specialists give people who’ve spent years feeling isolated and alone the chance to become active members of their community once more.

A long-term health solution

Our treatments can preserve your hearing for years into the future.

They will also assist you with a wide variety of day-to-day tasks, brightening your life, and giving you access to so many different experiences.

However, treatments also have an essential role to play in your overall health.

That’s because researchers have shown that those with a hearing loss who don’t seek help have a much higher risk of acquiring issues such as dementia.

The reason for this is that our ears play a crucial role in how we receive and process information. And when a hearing loss stops sounds passing through our ears, our cognitive faculties suffer.

This means when you treat a hearing loss, you’ll not just be protecting your hearing for years and years to come.

You’ll also be ensuring that your long-term health is secured against associated risks and issues as you get older.

Are you concerned about hearing loss or know someone who is? Contact the team at Preferred Hearing Centers and they’ll offer rapid, professional advice.

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Mark D. Johnson, HAS, BC-HIS, A.C.A.

Mark began his career in the hearing healthcare field in 1993 with a major hearing aid/care provider. He opened his own practice in 1994 in Orlando, Fl.  In 1995, he became board-certified, and through continued training received his A.C.A. credentialing as a certified audioprosthologist in 1997. He has conducted many hearing educational workshops, both for professionals and for the general public, and trained many individuals in the hearing healthcare field.