Do Your Hypertensive Patients Need a Hearing Test?

With one in four adults being diagnosed with hypertension, considerations for its affect on the ear should not be overlooked. Reduced blood circulation to the cochlea resulting in decreased oxygen supply has shown to result in patient’s experiencing tinnitus and hearing loss. This makes a hearing evaluation a needed tool in managing the adverse affects of hypertension.

Let us help manage any potential hearing loss early on making your patient’s are less likely to experience fatigue, anxiety, depression, social withdrawal or cognitive decline.

Thank you for continuing to let us be a part of your comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to care.

Enjoy this months article Association Between Hypertension and Hearing Loss. Nawaz, (2021)