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Hearing Journal:

 

November 2012 - Volume 65 - Issue 11 - [no page #]
doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000422348.39384.a8

 

Article

 

Pain Relievers Reduce Headaches but Increase Hearing Loss in Women

 

Coleman, Matthew

 

 

Have a headache? Pop two aspirin. It is second nature to reach for pain relievers, but could there be consequences from popping these pills too frequently? The link between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, and hearing loss tends to be greater in women, especially for those who take ibuprofen six or more times a week, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston

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