Everyone knows that the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone. But did you know that your heart is connected to your ear? Well, not directly. But various studies have proven that hearing loss and heart health are more linked than you may think.
Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million people in the U.S. It can be caused by simply getting older, your genetics, frequent exposure to loud noises, some illnesses, certain medications, and damage to the inner ear from heart disease — also known as cardiovascular disease (CVD). That’s right, a lot of your hearing health comes down to good blood flow from your heart.1