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Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss? Study Discovers Possible Link

The CPAP can have a direct link to hearing loss in sleep apnea

Naturally, someone might wonder how the treatment itself relates to hearing loss. To begin with, the CPAP machine is the most common treatment utilized. So, both the CPAP and the effects of sleep apnea contribute to the inflammation in the air passages. This continuous inflammation can lead to any of the following types of hearing loss:

  • Conductive
  • Sensorineural
  • Sudden