Untreated hearing loss greatly increases risk of accidental death and injury due to falling

Published: Dec. 22, 2021 at 1:43 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 30, 2022 at 4:05 PM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -Taylor Parker of Concept by Iowa Hearing comes back on TV6′s Midday Medical to talk about the strong relationship between hearing and balance. Untreated hearing loss leads to higher risks of falling due to spatial awareness, cognitive overload and other tangential issues. Watch the segment to learn more on the following points:

  • Risk of falling increases by 3 times with untreated hearing loss.
  • Every additional 10 decibels of hearing loss Increases risk of falling by 140%
  • Falls are the leading cause of accidental death and hospitalization for those 65 & older

In both interviews, Parker talks about how treating hearing loss is very important to a person’s overall health and wellbeing---including balance. Prevent falls by contacting Concept by Iowa Hearing Aid Centers for FREE SCREENINGS.

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