Posted: Sep 9, 2004
Last Updated: Tuesday, 31 August, 2004, 12:01 GMT 13:01 UK
Loud music lung collapse warning
Loud music can do more than damage your hearing - it can also cause your
lungs to collapse.
Experts writing in the Thorax detail four cases where loud music fans
experienced the condition, known as a pneumothorax.
One man was driving when he experienced a pneumothorax, characterised by
breathlessness and chest pain.
Doctors linked it to a 1,000 watt "bass box" fitted t...