Some Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss:

Cognitive Decline: Adults with untreated hearing loss experience a 30-40% faster decline in cognitive abilities.

Dementia: Adults with untreated hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia.
Balance: People with mild hearing loss (25 dB) are more likely to have a history of falling.

Depression: Those with untreated hearing loss have significantly higher incidence of feelings of isolation and depression.
Lifespan: Studies show older adults with untreated hearing impaired hearing have a shorter lifespan than peers with hearing problems that wear hearing aids.

Tinnitus: 90% of people with tinnitus have hearing loss.