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Hearing Loss Leads to Other Health Concerns

Hearing loss effects more than the ability to communicate with others, it can lead to various other health issues. However choosing to treat hearing loss aggressively could decrease your risk of cognitive decline, falling, and other health concerns. At Riesberg Institute our audiologist, is committed to finding the perfect fit for you and your hearing needs. Don’t Put a Strain on Your Brain! As many of us know we do not hear with our ears, we hear with our brain! As you put off treating your hearing loss the strain on your brain can lead to cognitive overload. Additionally, this negative impact on your brain leads to other health issues that impact your life. Memory Loss For people with hearing loss, the constant effort of trying to hear...


Get To Know Audiologist, Jennifer Thomas

Dr. Jennifer Thomas is the Audiologist and Hearing Aid Specialist at Riesberg Institute Hearing Center. Dr. Thomas completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders from Auburn University at Montgomery where she received the honor of Outstanding Clinician from the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Dr. Thomas went on to receive her Doctorate of Audiology from Auburn University. Before joining Riesberg Institute Hearing Center, Dr. Thomas practiced as an Audiologist at a hearing center and two ENT practices. She regularly participates in seminars regarding advancements in the audiology and hearing aid fields, with her most recent attendance being at a conference for Oticon Opn™ hearing aids. Dr. Thomas has successfully treated hearing conditions in children and older adults —...