Hearing loss and disease

Other chronic diseases linked to hearing loss

There are number of dieses that can coexist with hearing loss here are a few that could affect your hearing.

Research has shown that hearing loss can often be linked with other serious health problems. You may have an increased risk of hearing loss if you have the following

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Depression

Another research paper also linked hearing loss to a threefold risk of falling among people between 40 and 69.


If you have been diagnosed with any of the list above it is worth having a hearing test.


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