There have been countless studies linking hearing loss to other diseases and conditions, including:
- Cognitive decline
- Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- Brain atrophy
- Cardiovascular disease
- Cardiovascular obesity
- Smoking and passive smoking
- Falls, balance and vertigo issues
- Tinnitus, or a ringing/buzzing sound in the ears
If your patients experience any of the above diseases or conditions, ask them a few questions to determine if they should be referred for a hearing assessment.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact us or call 540-724-0086.