Does Loud Snoring Affect Hearing?

An estimated 37 million adults are reported to snore while sleeping as mentioned in a previous post.  Loud snoring has been listed as the cause for snorers themselves to arouse from their sleep, and prevent them from having deeper, more restful levels of sleep.  However, the effect on bed partners is a major topic of…

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Hearing Aids and Further Hearing Loss? Part II

Do Hearing Aids Cause Further Hearing Loss?   Last week’s post opened the discussion as to whether hearing aids cause further hearing loss.  The issue centers around the concept of threshold shift (or what might more commonly be called changes in hearing sensitivity).  More specifically, do powerful hearing aids, or any hearing aids for that…

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