Aural health foods to protect hearing
WE ARE familiar with the role diet plays in many health conditions including healthy eyesight. So would it be surprising to learn that diet is one of the few modifiable risk factors for age-related hearing loss as well?
The Australian Blue Mountains Hearing Study of 1997—99 found that around 33% of this older population had some form of hearing loss.
Age-related hearing loss was more prevalent in men than in women for each decade younger than 80 years and the prevalence of any hearing loss doubled for each age decade. 1,2