NAC May Protect Against Hearing Loss

Published: September 28, 2012

In a rat study, the amino acid N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC), which increases your body's production of a key antioxidant called "glutathione," helped protect against noise induced hearing loss.

NAC, and the other key glutathione producing nutrients glutamine, glycine and vitamin C, are already present in excellent levels in a good multivitamin powder.


Different strategies in addressing noise-induced hearing loss with N-acetyl cysteine," Lorito G, Giordano P, et al, Med Sci Monit, 2008; 14(8): BR159-64.

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of eight research studies on their effective treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. His newest book (June 10, 2024) is You Can Heal From Long COVID. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.

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