The big surprise is that hearing loss has been linked to other health conditions.
Hearing loss can have unwelcome companions—like heart disease; diabetes; chronic kidney disease; depression; cognitive decline, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease; increased risk of falling; increased hospitalizations.
In fact, as studies on the link between hearing loss and other health conditions mount, we’ve begun to see how our ears—and specifically how our hearing—connect to our whole body and health.
Health conditions connected to hearing loss
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Here is what we know
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