Temporary Hearing Loss Test app – part 2

In part 1 of this two part blog series, the characteristics of temporary hearing loss, also known as Temporary Threshold Shift (or TTS) were discussed. Using pure tone stimuli, TTS typically resolved in 16-18 hours – it was thought to be nothing more than a benign characteristic of noise or music exposure, with no predictive…

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Temporary Hearing Loss Test: A Preamble to the App, Part 1

In 1995 Erik Borg and his colleagues published a comprehensive review of a number of studies dealing with noise exposure and its effect on both temporary threshold shift (TTS) and permanent threshold shift (PTS). In short, Borg found no relation between TTS, that typically resolves in 16-18 hours, and PTS other than to conclude that…

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