Emergency Room (ER)

Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden Hearing Loss is a Medical Emergency

By Ralph D Thomas / April 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Sudden Hearing Loss is a Medical Emergency

Fast, noticeable losses For me, a sudden left-sided deafness became a scary and life-altering event. The longer name for this condition is Sudden SensoriNeural Hearing Loss (SSNHL). “Sensori” refers to  damage to the inner-ear cochlear hearing cells and “neural” refers to damage to the hearing nerve. Although both ears may be involved, in most cases…

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Biometric Pressure and BPPV

Barometric Pressure and BPPV

By Ralph D Thomas / March 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Barometric Pressure and BPPV

Challenging the balance system Weather happens. Seasons change. Storms of all kinds bear down on us. And with that, the barometric pressure yoyos up and down.  This can make life pretty miserable for those with inner-ear vestibular disorders and damage. The vestibular system is located in the inner ear and is part of the body’s…

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Ear related nausea and vomitting

Ear-related Nausea and Vomiting

By Ralph D Thomas / February 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Ear-related Nausea and Vomiting

Been there! Do not delay seeking help Vertigo! The world begins to look like the above picture. Dizziness, spinning or whirling sensations related to  inner ear problems tend to happen suddenly. They can range from mild to incapacitating. Hearing changes,  hearing loss, ear fullness, tinnitus or buzzing in the ears and stability and balance problems…

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