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There are many disorders that can lead to a temporary and/or a permanent loss of hearing. The connection between many diseases and hearing loss is only recently beginning to be better understood, Hypothyroidism is just one example of a disease that has the ability to impact your hearing.
WHAT IS HYPOTHYROIDISM?
Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, is a condition in which the thyroid gland, which supplies hormones to keep the metabolism in working order, is not functioning properly. This results in lower than required levels of essential hormones
If have a hearing loss, you are not alone. Millions and millions of Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss, with estimates ranging from 30 – 36 million. Hearing loss is one of the most common health problems in the United States, just behind arthritis and heart disease. Unfortunately the average person waits a considerably long time before deciding the problem is bad enough to warrant a visit to a healthcare professional.
HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ADDRESS THE PROBLEM SOONER RATHER THAN LATER
A new study
If you have an untreated hearing loss it’s a foregone conclusion that extra effort is going to be required to understand what’s going on around you. Hearing is no longer a passive event where you’re taking everything in and sorting out the meaning. Instead, as a hearing impaired listener you are forced to expend extra energy and concentration to just follow a conversation in the hopes of deciphering what’s being said before you expend any energy sorting out the meaning.
HEARING LOSS AND EXHAUSTION
According to Dr. Ervin Hafter, a professor
October has been designated as “National Protect Your Hearing Month.” More than 36 million Americans have a hearing loss (some estimates place the number as high as 43 million). More than half of those individuals are under the age of 65. One of the leading causes of hearing loss is exposure to excessive amounts of noise. In other words one of the leading causes of hearing loss is preventable.
Today’s modern world is full of everyday objects that emit hazardous levels of noise. Exposure to