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Hearing loss provides physician in everyday hospital with enormous challenges of almost every 6 German suffers a hearing loss, experts estimate. However, the issue of deafness (as most of the hearing damage) is still a taboo subject, but a hearing aid often is considered by many as the visible signs of aging. “But: our society is ageing and expects over the years more and more hearing, so that more and more people a hearing impairment are affected by”, so Dr. med. Michael Lerch, Chief of Geriatrics in the EV. Hospital Schwerte, in an interview with the online health magazine Are hearing impairments do not as such perceived and treated, this can cause that affected approximately in the area of geriatric (old age medicine) be misjudged as regards their mental performance. Often, they can simply no longer hear what is required of them, although they were otherwise quite able to do the required of them.

So you perceive also the deafness as a geriatric care problem”, so Dr. Lerch in an interview. Read what may be precisely the causes of deafness, the possibilities of therapy or the treatment and why even the kidneys with the ear have to do can in the in-depth interview:… / hearing… is a free and independent online health magazine for the Rheinland and Ruhr area and is published by a group of freelance journalist from the region. is a pure information portal (without any consulting activity!); the online magazine is financed exclusively through advertising. Contact: rrm Rhine RUHR MED Zeche Zollverein, Hall 10 Gelsenkirchener Strasse 181 45309 Essen phone + 49 (0) 201-7591340

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