If Hearing Loss is Not Treated, Brain Can ‘Forget’ How to Hear and Understand Speech, Says Expert

Most of the 28 million Americans living with untreated hearing loss may be unaware that failure to take corrective action could result in the brain actually “forgetting” how to hear and understand speech, according to audiologist Cindy Beyer, AuD, senior VP, HearUSA, West Palm Beach, Fla. “When the brain is insufficiently stimulated by sound over a period … Continue reading If Hearing Loss is Not Treated, Brain Can ‘Forget’ How to Hear and Understand Speech, Says Expert