Will Smoking Make You Lose Your Hearing?

Wochit - Wednesday, 14 March 2018

According to an eight-year study in Japanmokers had a 60 percent increased risk of hearing loss compared to people who have never smoked. Quitting can lessen the increased risk for hearing loss.

But researchers said smoking has a clear effect on the risk for hearing loss in their study of current, former and never smokers.

The study was published Wednesday in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. According to the World Health Organization, more than 5 percent of the world's population has disabling hearing loss..

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