EMF Health-effects Research
Mobile phone induced sensorineural hearing loss.
Saudi Med J. 28(8):1283-1286, 200
.The increased use of mobile phones worldwide has focused interest on the biological effects and possible health outcomes of exposure to radiofrequency fields from mobile phones, and their base stations.
Various reports suggest that mobile phone use can cause health problems like fatigue, headache, dizziness, tension, and sleep disturbances; however, only limited research data is available in medical literature regarding interaction between electromagnetic fields emitted by mobile phones and auditory function; and the possible impact on hearing.
We report a case of sensorineural hearing loss due to Global System for Mobile Communications mobile phone use, in a 42-year-old male.