What Does Coffee Do To Your Hearing?

Imagine waking up early morning after that late night at the concert because you got to see your favorite band performing live and thus you spent the night dancing and singing loudly. In either scenario, you will likely suffer from a bit of temporary hearing loss. And suddenly you thought about restoring your hearing over a cup of coffee.

According to new research by McGill University, If you consume coffee every day then you Block your ear from temporary hearing damage. Researchers found coffee contains 85mg of caffeine in one cup, whereas one cup of tea contains 32mg, A bottle of cola has up to 40mg and chocolate has 50mg in every slice. And question occurs in your mind is What Coffee do to Your hearing? And read what our specialist said.

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Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, improving circulation and focus and keeps us from feeling tired after a late night in the city. It also helps in reducing the risk of certain cancers, such as liver, mouth, and throat as well as type 2 diabetes, but it may not be body-friendly.

Too much of anything will harm us. But if we take coffee in moderate amount, up to 400mg per day then it will good for our health. Coffee increases concentration power but if we drink coffee 600mg/day amount has a harmful side effect.

But wait there are more surprises:

If you are suffering from a temporary hearing loss then the moderate amount of coffee also hinder from recovery. The temporary hearing loss is also known as Temporary Threshold Shift (TTS).

When the ear is exposed to loud noise, it can suffer from a temporary hearing loss and it is reversible in first 72 hours after exposure, but caffeine detain the process if symptoms undergo, the damage becomes permanent.

Research Test Guinea Pigs:-

The researcher made a test on guinea pigs. They divided pig into two groups, one group exposing them to sound of 110db which is similar to the noise of loud concert (for an hour). One group of Pigs had a daily dose of caffeine, and another group of pigs had no caffeine. After a day there was no difference between the two group’ hearing recovery.

But after eight days, the group who were consuming caffeine every day had some problem which was related to hearing loss but in other hands, another group who not consuming caffeine every day had no problem with hearing loss.

Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world. In western countries at least eighty percent of adults consume caffeine every day. In the large amount which is large enough to have an effect on the brain.

Caffeine is consumed in many different ways like chocolate, tea, coffee, soft drinks, energy drinks, and even medical treatment. The maximum intake of the caffeine of 30mg/kg which is equivalent to three 8oz(237ml) cups of brewed coffee. But if you intake more than 30mg/kg then you can invite permanent hearing loss.


Right now you might be thinking do I have to give up on coffee to protect hearing? It’s not necessary. Luckily, there are other preventive measures you can take to protect your hearing –

  • You can limit your disclosure to noisy environments.
  • To minimize the decibel level, you can wear headphones or foam earplugs.
  • If you do ever experience of TTS, avoid caffeine until your hearing recovers.
  • Consult a hearing professional to whom you can trust and have your hearing checked on time.
  • Wear foam earplugs or headphones to minimize the decibel level.
  • Check your hearing on an annual basis

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