April 2015

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Alzheimer’s Disease Made Worse by Untreated Hearing Loss

It may come as a surprise for many to learn that the symptoms of untreated hearing loss are very similar to those of Alzheimer’s Disease, and that the symptoms often assumed to be caused by worsening dementia are no more than the symptoms caused by impaired hearing. But the fact that untreated hearing loss worsens the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease may actually be a blessing in disguise.