The Supplement Shown to Slow Age-Related Hearing Loss

Can we prevent hearing loss with supplements? Some studies found that higher levels of folate in the blood seem to correlate with better hearing, so researchers decided to put it to the test.

If you missed the first video in this three-part series, see Age-Related Hearing Loss Is Preventable—What Causes It? ( ). The next and final one is The Diet Shown to Slow Age-Related Hearing Loss ( ).

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The video I mentioned about brain inflammation is Fighting Autism Brain Inflammation with Food ( ).

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  • Andro Z says:

    Brilliant as always

  • Leonardo Da Vinci says:

    Supplements are only effective if the dose is right and high, I’d like to see what dosages of the supplements were given that failed.

  • We Celebrate Eating Plants says:

    Thanks Doc and staff 🥦❤

  • b shef says:

    spoiler alert – – -B L U E B E R R I E S – – – – (& Folic Acid-supplement)

  • Zynergenesis says:

    So reducing oxidize stress and free radicals is the key. Which is why I am #1

  • djayjp says:

    4:04 The study referred to “low frequency” hearing, but Greger referred to “speech frequencies”. However, speech is commonly referred to as mid tones and being at ~1KHz.

  • Mu88 says:

    Фолаты, их много в бобовых и зелени.

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