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Five habits that can harm your hearing health

Looking for another reason to break all those bad health habits you’ve been accumulating? These five bad habits in particular are all linked to hearing loss: Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears,potentially damaging delicate ear cells. Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears, potentially damaging delicate ear cells. The more you smoke, the greater the risk… Read More »

The link between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss

A growing body of evidence is indicating that anemia and hearing loss are linked—particularly for a common type of anemia that causes low iron levels. Iron helps red blood cells carry oxygen tothe body, including the auditory system.Oxygen is vital for healthy hearing. In one study, people with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) were twice as likely to have… Read More »