Hearing Loss Triples Risk of Falling

Hearing Loss Triples Risk of Falling Researchers report, those with mild hearing loss (25 decibels) are three times more likely to have a history of falling as compared with those with normal hearing, and for every additional 10 decibels of hearing loss, the likelihood of falling increases by 1.4 (Lin and Ferrucci, 2012). The study was completed at the John …