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A Link Between Gout & Hearing Loss

In Diet, Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Do you ever experience a severe pain in your foot or big toe? This often signifies gout, a common and complex form of arthritis. You wouldn’t think that a condition affecting your feet would affect your hearing as well, however, recent studies have indicated a strong connection between the two conditions. What is Gout? Most typically gout manifests itself as foot …

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How Exercise, Diet, Sleep, and Hearing Affect Brain Aging

In Diet, Health by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Brain health is critical for the various functions that allow us to live and navigate life independently. Cognitive abilities including remembering, decision making, completing tasks, organizing etc. are essential to daily living. As people age there is a range of changes- physical and cognitive – that occur naturally. These changes can be accelerated by various medical conditions, unhealthy behaviors, and …

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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

In Diet, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans. People are discovering more everyday how hearing loss is not just an ear issue but can affect every aspect of your life. Hearing plays a major role in our quality of life, from our emotional well-being and physical health to our careers and leisure activities. Yet millions of people who have hearing loss …