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Study Shows Antidepressants May Worsen Tinnitus

People with tinnitus may experience a worsening of the condition if they are being treated with selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a common class of antidepressants. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the journal Cell Reports. Tinnitus is the intermittent or constant sensation of hearing sounds when no such sounds are present. Although tinnitus is often […]

Is There a Link Between Hearing Loss & Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Hearing loss and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often occur together. People with RA have an increased risk of hearing loss, especially sensorineural hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is hearing loss due to damage in the inner ear. This type of hearing loss affects the ability of the brain to interpret sound signals from the ear. Several different […]