[via: www.hear-it.org] There is a link between our cardiovascular health and our auditory function
An analysis of scientific works from the last 80 years has shown that cardiovascular health affects hearing and the ability to understand speech.
The analysis has been carried out by audiology neuroscience researcher Raymond Hull, PhD, a professor of communication sciences and disorders at Wichita State University in the US.
His conclusions on the link between cardiovascular health and auditory function are based on his analysis of findings from 70 different research studies.
According to Hull there are many possible causes of hearing loss, and cardiovascular disease appears to compound the impact of those causes as well as the degree of hearing decline.Read more