Hearing loss and cardiovascular disease

A Link between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

AuDSEO Designs Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease

When a person has one health condition, population statistics can reveal that the person is more likely to have another health condition at the same time. This relationship is referred to in public health as a “comorbidity,” meaning that those who have one problem are more likely, on average, to have another problem, too. In some cases, the conditions are …

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Cardiovascular Disease

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Cardiovascular Disease

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Research

Roughly one out of four deaths in the U.S.—about 659,000 per year—are the result of cardiovascular disease. It is safe to say that heart health is nearly tantamount to overall health, and the means of maintaining heart health are fairly well-understood at this point. Regular exercise (3 sessions per week), a healthy diet high in vegetables and lean meat, and …

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month (2)

Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Cognitive Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Mental Health, Overall Health

This month is World Alzheimer’s Month! September 2021 marks the 10th year of this global awareness campaign. Organized by Alzheimer’s Disease International,  this initiative focuses on challenging the stigma associated with dementia, a chronic condition that impacts 50 million people worldwide. Dementia includes a range of medical conditions that affect cognitive functions like memory, thinking, learning, and decision making. There …

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Lifestyle & Leisure

You’ve retired, you have your household affairs in order, you’d like to travel and perhaps visit friends and children out of state – but more often than not, you find yourself staying home. What’s holding you back? Studies show seniors tend to limit their movements to familiar areas if they have hearing loss. There’s a big world out there and …

A Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

A Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, News, Overall Health, Research

You might think that hearing loss is only caused by exposure to loud noises, but it may be coming from a different source.  Hypertension can also effect your hearing, according to some recent research. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, has long been associated with heart disease, strokes and diabetes, but now we are becoming aware of its consequences on hearing. …

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Brain Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Mental Health, News, Research

Did you know that November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia that people experience. The degenerative brain disease affects people’s memories, and people with Alzheimer’s typically have difficulty remembering information that they have learned relatively recently. There are other issues that people with Alzheimer’s disease face, from difficulties remaining oriented in a …

Hearing and Your Cognitive Health

Hearing and Your Cognitive Health

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Cognitive Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Mental Health, Overall Health, Research

This September is World Alzheimer’s Month, which helps connect people to resources and awareness around Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. More and more, research is finding that our cognitive health is connected to our hearing health and untreated hearing loss can exacerbate cognitive decline. Untreated hearing loss make a person 1.3 more times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than a …