Do you have hearing loss? See the video here.
1 in 6 people have it right now
'Listen Hear! The economic impact and cost of hearing loss in Australia' 2006, Access Economics.
It affects men more than women
‘WHO global estimates on prevalence of hearing loss’ 2018, World Health Organization.
If you have it and don’t do anything about it, you could be up to 5x more likely to develop dementia
Lin, F. R., Ferrucci, L., Metter, E. J., An, Y., Zonderman, A. B., & Resnick, S. M. (2011). Hearing loss and cognition in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Neuropsychology, 25(6), 763-770.
It’s irreversible, but mostly preventable
‘Deafness and hearing loss’ 2018, World Health Organization.