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
  • Ototoxicity

 
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 call us at (410) 647-7795.