Obstructive Sleep Apnea And Hearing Loss

I’ve always suspected that nerve deafness may be one of the consequences of obstructive sleep apnea, but there’s been little research in this area. However, a new study out of Korea shows that in the elderly, having obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases your chances of have nerve deafness, particularly due to a problem in the […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Nerve Deafness?

More than a handful of times, whenever someone comes to me with sudden hearing loss on one ear, there’s usually a precipitating event, such as an infection, stressful event, or trauma. Here’s a sequence of events where an underlying sleep-breathing problem clearly caused hearing loss. A middle aged man with known severe hearing loss in […]