Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 12th, 1999
A recent assessment of 55 women between 60 and 71 years of age found that women with impaired hearing had lower blood levels of vitamin B-12 and folate than women with normal hearing. This study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is the first to link vitamin status to hearing loss.
"This line of research has quite a bit of potential in identifying modifiable risk factors for age-related hearing loss" said Mary Ann Johnson, PhD, and Robert J. Nozza, PhD, lead authors of the study from University of Georgia, Athens. "While it is too soon to...
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