Can Allergies Cause Hearing Problems 1

Can Allergies Cause Hearing Problems?

Do You Have Allergies? The watery eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, wheezing, and sneezing of seasonal and indoor allergies aren’t the only problems they can cause. Allergies can also cause hearing loss. A group of researchers analyzed the medical histories of patients aged 31 to 62 who had a condition called sudden sensorineural auditory loss. […]

Six Common Diseases of the Ear

Six Common Diseases of the Ear

Pinpointing the cause of ear pain or a hearing issue always requires professional diagnosis. But knowing more about some common diseases of the ear and the nerves that send sound signals to the brain can help you know what to expect after you have an examination by your audiologist. Let’s take a look at 10 […]

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How Long Does Tinnitus Last?

Tinnitus is characterized by either a vibrating, clicking, humming, roaring, buzzing, but most commonly, ringing sound that does not appear to go away. The term tinnitus comes from the Latin word tinnire, meaning to ring. It is the perception of sound in the absence of any outside sounds. It is unrelated to any event in […]

What is Otosclerosis How Can it Affect Your Hearing

What is Otosclerosis & How Can it Affect Your Hearing

Otosclerosis is a rare condition that disrupts your ability to hear. The issue arises when a small bone in the ear, usually the stapes, gets fixed in one position. When this happens, the bone cannot vibrate and carry sound to the inner ear, which causes full or partial hearing loss. The fixation of the small […]

What to Do if You Suffer from Car Accident Hearing Loss

What to Do if You Suffer from Car Accident Hearing Loss

Hearing loss, deafness, or hearing impairment is the partial or total inability to hear. It can happen in one or both ears. While it is commonly regarded as a degenerative condition caused by extensive exposure to loud environments or aging, it can also result from a traumatic incident like a car accident. If you were […]

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What Can Be Expected With Age-Related Hearing Loss?

You depend on your ears for so much on a day-to-day basis. If you start to experience hearing loss, then this can have a profound impact on your quality of life. Sadly, many people are going to experience auditory loss as they age. For this reason, it is important for everyone to know what to […]

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How Long Does Hearing Loss Last After an Ear Infection?

Ear infections are common in children, but even adults deal with ear infections. Hearing loss from an infection can occur when fluid builds up in the middle ear. This prevents sounds from getting through to the eardrum, which causes auditory loss. This is called conductive auditory impairment, which means that there is an obstruction. When […]

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What is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss is caused either by damage to the hair cells in the inner ear or to the auditory nerve running from the ear to the brain. It is the most common type of hearing loss, with causes from illness, to aging, to damage from loud sounds. The loss can be slight, moderate or […]

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How Long Does Hearing Loss Last After a Ruptured Eardrum?

Most people in the United States enjoy what might be described as the “priceless gift of good hearing.” However, more than 200,000 people each year experience a ruptured eardrum (also called a perforated eardrum). That is usually a temporary condition, but it can also have serious and long-lasting consequences if not treated quickly and properly. […]

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What is Conductive Hearing Loss?

Hearing is precious and no one wants to be left out or “left in the dark” due to an auditory problem. Sadly, close to 40 million American adults have some form of auditory loss. Approximately 15% of American adults aged 18 and over report some auditory problems. That makes it one of the most common […]