Untreated hearing loss can contribute to depression, dementia

Daybreak Montreal

Researchers found that, in adults over the age of 50, untreated hearing loss increased the risk of developing depression by 40 percent, and dementia by 50 percent. Dr. Tamara Mijovic is an otolaryngologist who specializes in ear surgeries; she spoke to Daybreak about the research, and what we should be doing about it.

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