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Tags: deafness | hypertension | aging | stroke

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Deafness?

By    |   Monday, 21 July 2014 04:55 PM

Question: I have high blood pressure and also suffer from hearing problems. Is there some connection between the two, and what should I do?

Dr. Hibberd's answer:

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. There is no direct relationship between hypertension and hearing loss, unless you have had a hypertensive stroke that affected nerve or brain tissue involved in your hearing.

Most times, age-related hearing loss is tied to problems with the cochlea and ear drum areas. Noise-induced loss is also very common.

The likelihood is that your hearing loss is not related to your blood pressure.

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Dr-Hibberd
Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. There is no direct relationship between hypertension and hearing loss.
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