Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Sleep Apnea Linked To Hearing Loss In New Study

Sleep Apnea Linked To Hearing Loss In New Study

People with sleep apnea may have a higher risk of hearing loss , according to a new study. The research, which was presented at the American Thoracic Society's 2014 International Conference, found that of the 13,967 participants sampled, about 10 percent had at least moderate sleep apnea . These patients had a 31 percent increased risk of high frequency hearing impairment, a 90 percent increased risk of low frequency hearing impairment and a 38 percent increased risk in combined high...Read More
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