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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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Bone anchored hearing system

Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes and Treatments

By Ralph D Thomas / April 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes and Treatments

Bone-anchored hearing system (picture: en.wikipedia.org) There are three main types of hearing loss: Sensorineural hearing loss – the most wide-spread; conductive hearing loss – often underrated and neglected; mixed hearing loss – a combination of sensorineural and conductive. Do you know your type?  Conductive hearing loss due to obstructed sound flow  For normal hearing, sound…

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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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