Hearing Loss and Fall Risk: More Questions than Answers

Last week I posted a short blurb about a recent Johns Hopkins study linking hearing loss and fall risk. The study claims that people with even mild hearing loss have a three times greater risk of falling, and that the risk increases as the hearing loss increases. Well, I operate a practice called Blue Ridge…

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Antidepressants Increase Fall Risk

This is a headline that has been all over the internet in the past few weeks. Those of us in the vestibular business have known this for years, so the increased public awareness can only be a good thing. A recent study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology shows that nursing home residents…

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