Some Medical Causes of Hearing Loss

Many diseases and conditions that are not obviously conected with the ear can still result in hearing issues.
Here, in alphabetical order, are the more common diseases and conditions unrelated to the ear that affect hearing.

Cytomegalovirus
Diabetes
Herpes Zoster
Hypertension
Hypothyroidism
Lyme Disease
Measles
Meningitis
Multiple Sclerosis
Mumps
Rheumatoid Arthritis

While the majority of these non-ear related diseases and conditions lead to irreversible, permanent hearing loss, remember that some of these health conditions can be prevented through lifestyle changes.

To find out more about the affects these medical causes have on hearing loss, follow the link below.
Hearing Health Magazine
http://online.qmags.com/HH0412#pg37&mode2

 

 

 

 

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