Monthly Archives: August 2016

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  • Woman concerned about man with potential depression and untreated hearing loss

How can hearing loss effect my life?

Hearing loss often has a negative effect on the quality of life, and places stress upon family members, friends, and co-workers. People with hearing loss may experience a loss of self-esteem in social situations, as well as experience depression or a feeling of isolation. It is not unusual for someone with hearing loss […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Audiology|

How did I find Audiology?

In May of 2001, I graduated from Ball State University with a degree in music engineering technology, with a minor in physics. My passion at the time was writing and creating music with hopes of finding work composing for film. After graduation first job was here in Fort Wayne at Sweetwater Sound. […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Lowe Audiology|
  • Woman concerned about man with potential depression and untreated hearing loss

Can untreated hearing loss cause depression?

Updated: November 5, 2018

Untreated hearing loss has serious emotional and social consequences for senior citizens according to a major study by The National Council on the Aging (NCOA). The survey of 2,300 hearing impaired adults age 50 and older found that those with untreated hearing loss are more likely to report depression, anxiety, and paranoia. […]

By |August 17th, 2016|Audiology, Hearing Loss|

How do I know if I have hearing loss or hearing impairment?

Hearing loss usually develops very slowly, and it often worsens with age. Hearing loss due to aging is usually permanent. Most individuals with hearing loss can be helped significantly with properly fitted hearing instruments.

It is not unusual for people with a mild to moderate hearing loss to be unaware of […]

By |August 10th, 2016|Audiology|

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