Hearing Loss Is Another Health Risk to Childhood Obesity

In HHMT blogs we have covered hearing loss associated with Cardiovascular disease , diabetes and a variety of other conditions.  This week we focus on a study published in June in The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc which links Childhood Obesity and sensorineural hearing loss in adolescents. First, how is Obesity defined?  The…

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Hearing Loss after a Liver Transplant?

This past week I had a patient who received a liver transplant over 3 years ago.  He went to a world-renowned clinic for the procedure and during his post-transplant follow up he took advantage of his location and obtained diagnostic evaluation and treatment of his perceived hearing loss.  As a clinician, I know what I say…

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Cardiovascular Disease with a Little Hearing Loss on the Side

Continuing my series on health topics as they relate to hearing loss, we come to Cardiovascular Disease (CV).  Cardiovascular disease includes both Heart Disease and strokes which are the number one and two killers in our society today, accounting for 33.6% of all deaths in the US .This disease is also one of the most…

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