Diet’s Role in Healthy Hearing

University of Florida researchers have discovered a link between healthy eating habits and your hearing. Researcher Christopher Spankovich, Ph.D., examined the eating habits of participants in a recent national survey. Previously, Spankovich found that the higher a person scored on the survey’s Healthy Eating Index, the better his or her auditory function. As part of…

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Even mild hearing loss can affect your brain

Hearing loss can cause daily frustration, irritability, and stress in your life. When senses are altered, your brain reorganizes and adjusts. Studies suggest that people with untreated hearing loss have lower gray matter density of the auditory areas and less brain activity when listening to complex sentences. The brain loses its high functioning ability because…

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