Studies are still underway to determine the exact mechanism of damage. Multiple studies do, however, show that patients living with low HDL levels have a greater prevalence of impaired hearing compared to healthy individuals.
If you’ve been diagnosed with unhealthy cholesterol levels, your life could be in danger. You know you need to watch your saturated fat intake because of the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. What you may NOT know is that your hearing health, as well as your heart health, could be adversely impacted by unhealthy cholesterol levels, specifically low HDL levels.
If you’re living with unhealthy cholesterol levels, follow your doctor’s recommendations and make sure regular hearing evaluations are part of your treatment plan. When your hearing is evaluated regularly, you’ll understand the status of your hearing and be able to make an informed treatment decision. Audiologist, Dr. Scarlet M. Aviles, effectively manages hearing impairment. Her simple, non-invasive hearing evaluation reveals the true status of your hearing.
Living with unhealthy cholesterol levels has enough challenges. Don’t complicate your situation by letting your hearing slip away. Call Dr. Scarlet M. Aviles, Audiology at (808) 200-5633 so that you don’t have to add a decline in hearing to your health concerns.