Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a medical condition that if left untreated can cause problems in many areas of a persons’ life.

Cognitive Impacts:

  • Diminished comprehension and recall
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Straining to hear words instead of processing what is being said
  • Greater incidence of dementia in patients with hearing loss

Social Impacts:

  • Fewer connections with friends, family and co-workers
  • Retreating from social situations that you once enjoyed
  • Feeling more isolated and alone

Physical Impacts:

  • Stress
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Vertigo/balance issues – greater risk of falling
  • Tinnitus

Psychological Impacts:

  • Sadness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fear

Hearing loss is a very treatable medical condition. By treating hearing loss patients can and will have an overall better quality of life.

Allergy & ENT Associates of Middle Tennessee, PC
3901 Central Pike, Suite 351  •  Hermitage, Tennessee 37076
103 Physicians Way, Suite 140  •  Lebanon, Tennessee 37090
Phone: 615.889.8802  •  1-888-Y-SNEEZE  •  Fax: 615.889.0583