A new study from Taiwan finds that people with osteoporosis have high incidence of sudden and temporary hearing loss. The study could not find the cause-and-effect to the connection between weak bones and sudden hearing loss. However, it adds to the growing evidence that osteoporosis not only affects the bones but also affects cardiovascular and cerebrovascular system. About half of people who experience sudden hearing loss will regain their hearing and about 85% will recover some hearing after proper treatment. Patients with osteoporosis should be aware of sudden hearing loss and seek medical help. How would you increase the awareness of sudden hearing loss in patients with osteoporosis?
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