Tag Archives: hearing

Viagra and hearing loss

If you take Viagra or another similar medication for erectile dysfunction, be aware that you’re at an increased risk of developing a hearing condition known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Erectile dysfunction drugs and hearing loss Talk to your doctor right away if youexperience hearing loss after takingViagra or a similar drug. Any of the… Read More »

Obesity and hearing loss: What’s the connection?

Any disorder that affects circulation can potentially affect your hearing—including health conditions associated with obesity.  People with obesity are more likely to have health conditions that can damagehearing.  Many Americans carry extra weight. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2015-2016, more than one-third of all adults in the US had obesity. Adults with… Read More »

Mumps and hearing loss

A mumps infection only lasts for a couple of weeks, but the effects can be lifelong–especially for your hearing. The viral infection has been on the rise lately with the reported number of cases increasing from slightly more than 1,000 in 2015 to more than 6,000 in 2016 and 2017. A January 2019 outbreak in the… Read More »