Dr Oz: Pain Relievers Cause Hearing Loss
Most of us keep Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen in our medicine cabinets. But there’s something Dr Oz thinks we need to know before we pop another OTC pain reliever. Could Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen cause hearing damage?
From headaches and cramps to back pain and inflammation, 36 million Americans take pain relievers each day. But new research concludes that this could add up to a hearing loss risk. A 14-year study found that the two most popular pain relievers, Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen, caused an 21% increased risk of hearing loss. What was that?