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Interesting Connections Between Hearing and Your Overall Health

Interesting Connections Between Hearing and Your Overall Health

Posted Jul 8th, 2020 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Hearing Health, Comorbidity

In the hearing care profession, we find that this is a great time of year to raise awareness about the connections between overall health and hearing health. People are often surprised to find out how just how linked hearing is to the rest of the body.

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Upgrade Your Heart Health

Upgrade Your Heart Health

Posted Feb 11th, 2020 in Disorders, Hearing Health, Comorbidity, Tips & Tricks

Being a human is complicated. There’s a lot about it to try and understand, especially when it comes to all the interrelated aspects of the human body. Here’s an interesting fact you may never have heard before: the state of your heart can affect the state of your hearing. We understand how that can sound a little fishy, but there have been 60-plus years of research into the heart/hearing connection.

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When Ringing in the Ears Becomes Swinging in the Ears

When Ringing in the Ears Becomes Swinging in the Ears

Posted Jan 23rd, 2020 in Disorders, Tinnitus

You’ve probably heard of tinnitus—a ringing, hissing, buzzing or other persistent sound someone hears, even though there is no source of that sound to be seen. What you may not have heard much about however is Musical Ear Syndrome (MES), a form of tinnitus in which people actually hear phantom melodies.

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Can Hearing Loss Cause Balance Problems?

Can Hearing Loss Cause Balance Problems?

Posted Oct 10th, 2019 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Comorbidity - Balance

Hearing loss and balance issues very often appear together. So, is there a direct connection between them? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. To start understanding that, let’s look at the biology involved, which takes us through the ear canal and beyond the eardrum, to the inner ear.

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Is there a connection between bone health and hearing loss?

Is there a connection between bone health and hearing loss?

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Hearing Loss, Disorders, Hearing Health

“Osteoporosis”—it means, “porous bone” and refers to a condition in which old bone begins to be replaced more slowly than before; that leads to a decrease in the density and quality of bone, making breakage far more likely. You’ve probably heard quite a bit about osteoporosis in relation to the risks of falls in older people. What might surprise you about osteoporosis is that it shares a trait with diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and other maladies like hearing loss. In fact, one stu...

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