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Does Kidney Disease Affect Hearing

2015-04-07 03:46

Does Kidney Disease Affect HearingHearing loss is not just the symptom of old people. Some diseases can also cause hearing loss. Recently some researches show that about 54.4% of CKD patients suffer from hearing loss. Does kidney disease affect hearing? Now let’s have a quick look at this topic. With the help of online doctor, you can get the answer directly.

How does kidney disease affect hearing?

-Kidney and inner ear are closely associated. 
Tissues in kidney and inner ear have structural and functional similarities. When your kidneys are not able to work well, the function of inner ear will be affected so that it is likely for you to have hearing loss.

-Accumulate waste products

When your kidneys fail to work properly, waste products can not be removed out of the body timely. With the progression of CKD, more and more waste products such as urea and creatinine build up in the blood. They can damage nerves, including those in the inner ear, leading to hearing problems.

-Side effects of western medicines

In order to control CKD well, various western medicines are used, for example, prednisone, cellcept, diuretics, ACEI, ARBs, diuretics, etc. Those medicines have side effects more or less in the long run. They may impair your hearing.

-Other causes of hearing loss for kidney patients

Some other factors associated with kidney disease can also cause hearing loss, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, thyroid hypofunction, primary or secondary neuropathy, low blood sodium level, etc.

Does kidney disease affect hearing? Yes, kidney disease does not only affect hearing, but also other systems of your body. If you do not want to suffer from those symptoms and complications, you should take treatment as early as possible to preserve your kidney function. For corresponding information about our treatment to kidney disease, please leave a message below or send emails to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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