Tag Archives: Hearing

Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia

Tens of thousands of people in Ireland are currently living with dementia. Stock picture Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia Independent.ie Twelve lifestyle choices and conditions that fuel dementia have been identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the most definitive list ever of how to avoid mental decline in… Read More »

Viagra and hearing loss

If you take Viagra or another similar medication for erectile dysfunction, be aware that you’re at an increased risk of developing a hearing condition known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Erectile dysfunction drugs and hearing loss Talk to your doctor right away if youexperience hearing loss after takingViagra or a similar drug. Any of the… Read More »

The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke–whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero–can have a big impact on a person’s hearing health. Smoking can contribute to poor health, including hearing loss. For example, Reuters News reported last year that smokers were 60 percent more likely… Read More »