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Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s – Harford County Aegis “Ask a Doctor”

Q: Does hearing loss cause Alzheimer’s? A: Recent studies have shown that people who have hearing loss are significantly more likely to experience cognitive problems, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.   The exact reasons for this are still being researched, but the prominent theories revolve around social isolation, increased processing requirements

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Hearing-the Most Neglected Health Test for Men?!

Take a look at this interesting link from Men’s Health News talking about how hearing tests are The Most Neglected Health Test for Men and some significant health risks associated with untreated hearing loss.  Hopefully, this encourages everyone (including women!) to have their hearing tested!

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What is Tinnitus? -Can anything help the ringing in my ears?!

Tinnitus is the perception of ringing or noises in your head that are not really in the environment.  Some of the more common descriptions of the noises include a high-pitched ringing, buzzing, humming, or even the sound of crickets.  Some reports estimate that 30 million Americans experience tinnitus.  Tinnitus is

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