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Hearing Loss and Social Isolation
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Ledesma Audiological Center Inc.- Hearing loss and social isolation

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Studies prove that people who has hearing loss constantly feels abandoned from their friends, dear ones, friends and co-workers. This causes mutual isolation constantly lead to social isolation, poor self-esteem and self-pity.

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Ledesma Audiological Center Inc.- Hearing loss and social isolation

  1. 1. Hearing Loss and Social Isolation Duringyour lastfamilyreunion,didyounotice thatyourusuallylivelygrandmother hassuddenly become a little distantamongyourrelatives?How aboutthatcollege friendof yours?Have you observedhowshe stopped hangingoutwithyouand your otherfriendsfornoapparentreason?If so, thenmay be it isbestto ask if youask themif theirhearingisdoingfine. Most of us are not aware that hearingloss can sometimesmake apersonmore uncomfortable and withdrawninsocial situations.Theytendtobe lesssociable becausethey have ahardtime following conversations andcommunicating. Studiesshowthatpeople whohas hearingloss usuallyfeelsisolatedfromtheirfriends,lovedones, friendsandco-workers.Thiscauses social isolationusuallyleadtosocial isolation,poorself-esteemand self-pity. Social isolationcanaffectthe healthof the person.Thiscan cause riskof poor eating,depression,lackof exercise,dementia,poorsleepandheartdisease. Aside fromsocial isolation,here some more effectsof hearingloss:  Irritability  Negative thinking  Angerand frustration  Fatigue,stressanddepression  Social rejectionandloneliness  Tension  Social phobia Fortunately,anotherstudyshowsasolutiontoavoidthese effectsof hearingloss.Accordingtothe study,those whouse hearingaids are more likelyto participate inorganizedsocialactivities,compared to those whodon’t. In additiontothat,those whostartedusing hearingaids have reported improvementsindifferentaspectsof theirsocial lives,includingrelationshipathome,self-confidence and relationshipatwork. Thismeansthat a great solutiontoavoidsocial isolationisbygetting hearingaids.Thiswillhelpthose will hearingloss togetback the confidence theyhave lostonce. Hearingaids will alsomake theirlives much betterforthem. Visitusformore at: http://ledesma.com.ph/

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