3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss

May 8, 2014 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

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(BPT) – Think you might have hearing loss? It turns out procrastinating about that hearing test appointment may put more than just your hearing at risk. Primary care doctors now know hearing loss may be a symptom of another, more serious medical condition.
Over the past decade, studies have linked hearing loss to three concerning co-morbidities:
Cardiovascular disease
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Poor cardiovascular health causes inadequate blood flow throughout the body.

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