Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common hearing loss type and typically cannot be medically treated. Conductive hearing loss, caused by ear wax, middle ear infections, or other disorders, is often temporary and sometimes treatable with medical intervention.
Small, benign tumors can cause hearing loss, problems with balance, facial numbness, headaches and fatigue.
This medical term is actually the name of a common hearing health problem most parents are all too familiar with.
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Although the symptoms for Meniere’s Disease seem commonplace, they can be indicators of other serious health issues and should be diagnosed by a doctor.
This article introduces our next series of articles about lesser known reasons for hearing loss, like viral infections, tumors and other medical conditions.
Having two sets of ears on hand to hear the results are better than one – especially if there are decisions to make.
In most cases, hearing aids fit comfortably and do not cause pain or irritation.
Regardless of your age, any noticeable change in hearing health should be investigated by a medical professional.
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Are you diligent about protecting your hearing? If so, your heart may be healthier as well.
Exercising beyond your fitness level or in classes where the music is playing too loud can permanently damage your hearing.
Basically, if you have two ears with hearing loss that could benefit from hearing aids, you need two hearing aids. It is important to realize there are no "normal" animals born with only one ear. Simply stated, you have two ears because you need two ears.
Studies show just a moderate amount of physical activity can protect your hearing health.
If you don’t take care of your oral health, harmful mouth bacteria can enter your bloodstream and cause inflammation and narrowing of arteries and blood vessels – including those essential for hearing health in your ears and brain.
Hearing loss occurs to most people as they age. Hearing loss can be due to aging, exposure to loud noise, medications, infections, head or ear trauma, congenital or hereditary factors, disease processes and other causes.
Your hearing health may suffer if you don’t resolve to break these bad health habits this year.
Tympanogram results can help diagnose middle ear problems, such as ear infections or Eustachian tube dysfunction. It is an important test to provide medical clearance for hearing aids.
Make a New Year's resolution to protect your hearing, beginning with a safe holiday celebration.
New study shows orchestra musicians are exposed to dangerous levels of sound as well. Learn more about how to protect your hearing if you're a musician.
If you are taking Viagra, you should be aware of the various symptoms of hearing loss it can cause.
Help Me Hear Foundation provides financial help for hearing aids and cochlear implants for children with hearing loss, when their families cannot otherwise afford to pay for these devices and services.
Due to advancements in hearing aid technology, there are now hearing aids available to fit most budgets.
Protect your children's hearing from noise-induced hearing loss this year by leaving these toys on store shelves.