Heart Disease is the #1 cause of death in the US, so to try and raise awareness, February is American Heart Month. What is more surprising is that there is a big connection between your heart and hearing loss.
Taking care of your heart is extremely important, especially when it comes to getting older. This article explains the correlation between heart disease and hearing loss and gives some helpful tips on how to stay heart healthy!
Healthy Heart, Better Hearing
Blood flow plays such a huge factor when it comes to your ears and hearing properly. The problem occurs if the blood vessels in your ear are not able to get enough circulation which contributes to the tiny hair cells in the cochlea being destroyed. These small hairs are how your brain interprets what sounds or noises you're hearing. In short, blood flow is the key component to healthy hearing.
American Heart Month
Watch this video from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for some easy ways to stay active and improve your heart health.
Keep a Healthy Heart and Live a Healtier Life
As you may have assumed, hearing is not the only thing affected when it comes to having a heart disease. It can start taking over all different parts of your body and can make your life extremely difficult. It's important to rememeber to set aside some time in your daily schedule to get active. It may seem inconvient now but your heart will thank you in the long run.
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