Blog Posts tagged with: Risk Factors

Five Risk Factors for Hearing Loss

When we think about people with hearing loss, we often think of two groups – older adults and people who have been exposed to very loud and damaging sounds. What often gets overlooked is the effect overall health can have on hearing in the general population. Here are five factors that we know can impact … Continue reading 

Could you be at risk for hearing loss?

There are a number of different risk factors for hearing loss that are not often discussed. Several common health conditions are known to have increased risk of hearing loss associated with them and include diabetes, smoking and heart disease. Individuals living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop hearing loss then those without diabetes. … Continue reading