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12-24-2013, 04:14 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Quote:Overweight? It could mean you'll go deaf: Regular exercise can reduce chance of hearing loss by 15%

Being overweight can increase your risk of going deaf, researchers found.
A 20-year study of nearly 70,000 women found those who gained the most weight were more likely to lose their hearing.
And although the study focused on women, the findings apply equally to men, the researchers said.
Until now, it was thought the only way to slow age-related deafness was to protect the ears against loud noise.
But the study also found that regular physical activity – such as walking at least two hours a week – could reduce the risk of hearing loss by around 15 per cent.

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I walk or ride a bike at least 8 hours a week and, in theory, should have gained paranormal hearing abilities by this point.

12-24-2013, 04:29 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:41,169 Threads:1,536 Joined:Feb 2011
You should...

Indicates this research is crap. coffeetime.gif

12-24-2013, 04:41 PM #3
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12-24-2013, 05:34 PM #4
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Why do they blame all physical evils on fat, what if certain metabolisms are predetermined genetically to be fat, and therefore are normal and healthy?

Here's an interesting read...The Inuit Paradox...




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