What is the Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on hearing loss and its prevention?

One disease can cause another disease. Metabolic Syndrome is the one increases the health-related problems. One of these health issues has come into consideration, which is “hearing loss”. Does Metabolic Syndrome decrease the ability of hearing? You will find the answer to this from given below facts.

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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is the excess growth of body due to the hormones problem, also related to unbalanced food. If a person eats a lot of oily foods it increases the cholesterol level of the body. The food contains vitamin, protein, and fats so the body takes time in decomposition. In metabolic syndrome, the body looks like apple or pear shape (symptoms -increased urination and sign of diabetes are two basic symptoms). According to a study, the impact of metabolic syndrome on hearing loss especially in diabetic patients was significantly high.

Risk Factors

  • High blood pressure.
  • High blood sugar.
  • A large waistline.
  • High triglyceride level which is a type of fat found in the blood.
  • Low HDL cholesterol level which increases the risk of heart disease.

Why there is a relation between metabolic syndrome and hearing loss?

Components of the Metabolic Syndrome, such as increased blood pressure or obesity, occurs at the same time with risk factors associated with hearing loss. A comparison between the people with and without Metabolic Syndrome and people with or without hearing loss.

The studied showed that there is a relation between different components of metabolic syndrome and hearing loss is present in the participants. And the relationship that is found is higher BMI, higher levels of HDL cholesterol, higher blood pressure and higher waist circumference. Compared to the participant with the metallic syndrome is more likely to suffer from hearing loss than the participant without hearing loss.

Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on the hearing loss

The metabolic syndrome can lead to hearing impairment. With the increase in metabolic syndrome in adults as well as children, hearing ability is decreased. Thus metabolic syndrome and hearing loss are directly linked to each other.


Contrasted with all the three classifications of the SNHL, the OR for MetS with four segments was 1.48 (and that for MetS with five parts was 1.78. This discovering demonstrates that MetS is a hazard factor for SNHL and with an expansion in the quantity of MetS parts, the danger of HL was additionally expanded. Then again, MetS as a hazard factor for various classes of SNHL ought to likewise be considered.  This issue needs further examination in isolated investigations by different analysts.

Another imperative finding is the connection between HL and hypertension. The OR of SNHL for people with hypertension was 1.61 contrasted with people with an ordinary pulse. In spite of the fact that the components that underlie this relationship are inadequately comprehending.

Does Metabolic Syndrome decrease the ability of hearing?

Metabolic syndrome affects the hearing ability of ear according to the Iranian study. The blood pressure increases due to metabolic syndrome, so high rate of blood circulation in the body, that blood pumped from the heart will strike on the inner part of the ear, due to that blood don’t continuously pass and it causes hearing problems. So, it may cause hearing impairment.

The blood pressure increases the circulation rate of blood in the brain, due to fast blood circulation in brain hypertension occurs and the flow of blood through the brain to ear block the inner ear cochlea, and the ratio of hearing decreases, it also damages the eardrum.

 Metabolic Syndrome Prevention

  • Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables.
  • Avoid oily food.
  • Physical exercise (walking and running).
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after using the restroom.

There is an 80 percent chance to prevent metabolic syndrome with regular exercise. Mostly in metabolic syndrome, the size of the stomach and lower part of the body will increase. The extra fat of tummy or intestine (large & small), due to excess oily food or unbalanced food, is also one of the main reason for metabolic syndrome.

Blood pressure, the sugar level of the body, unbalanced cholesterol, excess body fats around the waist, they increase the ratio of Heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is also connected to overweight or obesity and inactivity. Due to an increase in blood pressure, the heart function also disturbed, and circulation of the heartbeat also increased, that increased blood pressure is one of the reasons of the heart attack. Therefore follow this prevention and adopt a healthy living for you and your family.

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