Hearing Loss and Cardiovascular Disease Linked

This article discusses the link between hearing loss and cardiovascular disease, and underscores a growing role for audiologists Introduction: A growing body of research is showing a significant correlation between cardiovascular disease and low-frequency hearing loss. These studies 1) underscore the advantage of obtaining a baseline hearing exam and, 2) indicate a growing need for Audiologists and Physicians to work in partnership for the best health outcome of patients. Early Studies: Most of the early studies focus on the consequences of decreased blood supply due to cardiovascular disease, and the resulting negative effects on the blood vessel health of the …

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