severeSevere Hearing Loss

People who suffer from severe hearing loss, following a conversation without a hearing aid is nearly impossible. Conversations have to be conducted loudly and group conversations require a lot of effort and are very tiring. Most individuals with this type of hearing loss, who do not use hearing aids, are at a higher risk for developing dementia. This can be from auditory deprivation and cognitive decline. To hear what it sounds like for someone with a severe hearing loss, click here.