Foods and Vitamins that boost hearing health

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps improve circulation. The inner ear depends on good circulations to stay in good health. Vitamin C is an antioxidant believed to help keep your immune system strong to help fight off infections in the middle ear. Vitamin D is good for your three middle ear bones. Studies are being done with Vitamins A, C, E and magnesium. To see if having normal levels in your blood stream might help prevent hearing loss. Deficiencies of Vitamin B-12 might be responsible for age related hearing loss according to The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Keeping your diet balanced give your body the nutrients it needs without having to take supplements and is much healthier for you. Foods that are high in vitamin E are almonds, hazelnuts, spinach, turnip greens, kale and plant oils such as sunflower and grapeseed oils. Vitamin C foods are, kale, broccoli, berries, citrus fruits, tomatoes, peas, papayas and oranges. Sun light is a great vitamin D source. Living in Alaska we can’t rely on the sun for our vitamins. Good food for vitamin D is, fish, egg yolks and cheese. Vitamin B-12 can be found in red meat, milk, yogurt and Swiss cheese.

Always consult your doctor before adding vitamins to your diet. FREE hearing test 907-644-6004

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