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Symptoms and Treatment of Ménière’s Disease
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You can feel it coming before it happens: the roaring in your ears, the wave of nausea, and the feeling like you might hit the floor at any moment. The dizziness comes on suddenly and can last for hours—and it happens so often that you’re afraid to drive or even leave the house alone. How can you get better if you don’t know what’s causing… Read More

Categories: Tinnitus
Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Otitis Media
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You have heard that children are prone to ear infections, but this simply isn’t normal. Your child is continually crying, pulling at his ear, and can’t sleep for more than a few hours—and it seems to happen all over again every few months. Is there a reason this keeps happening, and is there anything you can do to prevent it? Serous Otitis Media Otitis media… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
Understanding Deafness and Hearing Problems in Children
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Children rely on hearing and speech from a very early age. Their ability to hear helps them learn how to use and understand language and is vital to developing social skills. But when a child has a hearing condition, he or she will miss out on sound cues and spoken language, causing a number of cognitive, academic, and developmental problems. Children with hearing problems may… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
How to Cope With Serious Hearing Problems in Children
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Many hearing problems in children are temporary, and will improve as the child ages or is treated properly for an ear infection. However, children with severe hearing impairments (between 35-70 decibels) may need hearing devices, speech training, and other rehabilitative measures to help their communication abilities. A properly-fitted hearing aid can help a hearing-impaired child in a number of ways. The child will be able… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
Hereditary and Genetic Factors That Cause Hearing Loss
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There are many different causes of hearing loss at birth. An infant could have suffered trauma in the womb that interfered with proper development, or he could have a genetic malformation that affected the structure of his ears. Parents can also pass on certain traits to their children, called hereditary factors, which increase the likelihood of hearing loss. How Genetic Factors Affect Hearing Genes are… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
Is It Tinnitus or Is It Palatal Myoclonus?
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You know what tinnitus is: a noise in the ears that never goes away, keeping you awake at night and distracted during the day. But after living with what you believed to be tinnitus for longer than you can remember, you’re starting to see other symptoms, such as a twitching in the muscles of your lips and tongue. Are these normal symptoms of a hearing disorder,… Read More

Categories: Tinnitus
Can Wearing Earplugs Cause Hearing Loss?
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Nearly 50 million people in the U.S. are suffering from some form of hearing loss. While most hearing loss is due to age-related causes, many people will experience hearing loss at a young age due to noise exposure, leading to premature deafness and ringing in the ears. Ear protection such as earplugs and earmuffs are an incredibly effective way to prevent premature hearing damage. However,… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
How Can I Prevent My Hearing Loss From Getting Worse?
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Every New Year’s Eve, people worldwide make resolutions to make their next year a little bit better. Many resolve to exercise more, watch less TV, or take more vacations, focusing on their mental and physical health. However, resolutions involving hearing health are often overlooked, despite the fact that hearing ability is directly related to both emotional and mental well-being. 3 Simple But Effective New Year’s… Read More

Categories: Hearing Loss
How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Hearing Aids
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Since getting your hearing aids, you worry a lot less about what you’re missing and misunderstanding. In fact, you are feeling much less anxious in general and are enjoying life more than you have in years. Don’t let this carefree attitude extend to the care of your hearing aids, however. Cleaning them each night will ensure that they continue to work properly and last as… Read More

Categories: Hearing Aids
How to Stop Your Hearing Aid From Squealing or Whistling
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You love almost everything about your hearing device. You can pick up on sounds you had nearly forgotten about: birds chirping, bees buzzing, and other low, tranquil noises. However, there’s one new sound you could easily do without: the squealing noise that sometimes occurs when you adjust or remove your hearing aid. Common Causes of Hearing Aid Feedback Problems A high-pitched screech or squeal from… Read More

Categories: Hearing Aids

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