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Our expert Doctors of Audiology are here to answer your questions about turning up the volume on your life.
Hearing health is very closely tied to mental health. It's true! The connection between how we hear strengthens our bond with others and feeds a part of our brain like exercise builds our muscles. Hearing loss results in a poorer quality of life and can contribute to cognitive decline.
You've heard how crossword puzzles help keep you sharp, how about a baseline hearing test to check up on your hearing health? Your brain (and loved ones) will thank you!Hearing Loss
Uncorrected hearing loss gives rise to poorer quality of life, isolation and reduced social activity, leading to depression.
Adults 50 years and older with untreated hearing loss are more likely to report depression, anxiety, anger and frustration, emotional instability and paranoia; than those who wear hearing aids.
Those with hearing loss experience a 30-40% greater decline in thinking abilities compared to those without hearing loss.
Dr. Jessica Dimmick is the founder of Hearing Doctors of Illinois and Hearing Doctors of Iowa. A Midwest native, she grew up in a small farming community in West Central Illinois. Following a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders, a doctorate degree in audiology was earned at the University of Kansas Medical Center .
With a foundation of experience in treating hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance issues, including medically complicated cases and developmental issues in both children and adults; Dr. Dimmick chose to specialize in hearing loss and tinnitus. Treating patients with a long term health condition like hearing loss is a process that deserves to be done right. Better hearing means a better life!
“Equip yourself with the right professional, the right tools, and the right service and you’re in the right place. At Hearing Doctors of Iowa, I specialize in your customized solution.”Dr. Dimmick