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Causes of Hearing Loss in Adults

Hearing loss is the third common physical condition after arthritis and heart disease. Approximately 20 percent of adults in the United States report some degree of hearing loss. By age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss. Hearing los...
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Ruptured Eardrum

What is a ruptured eardrum? A ruptured eardrum, or also known as a perforated eardrum or a tympanic membrane perforation, can occur very suddenly. A ruptured eardrum is a tear in the thin membrane that separates the outer ear from your inner ear...
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Vertigo and Your Ears

What is vertigo? Vertigo is a sensation that you are spinning. During these dizzy spells, you may feel as though the world around you is spinning or you may feel like you are spinning. How is vertigo related to your ears? According the ENT...
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Types of Hearing Disorders

We are able to hear sounds when sound energy goes through the three main structures of the ear, which includes the external ear canal, middle ear, and inner ear. The middle ear is separated from the ear canal by the eardrum. The inner ear contains...
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Things to Know About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing ringing, buzzing, hissing, chirping, whistling, or other sounds. Tinnitus is actually quite a common problem that affects an estimated 50 million adults in the United States. For most people, tinnitus can simply...
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Types of Hearing Aids

While hearing aids cannot restore your hearing to the normal baseline level, they can assist those with bad hearing by amplifying sounds and reducing loud background noise. There are actually a wide variety of hearing aids in the market, so individ...
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Common Causes of Ear Problems

Ear problems and hearing loss may be caused by a multitude of different health issues. Typically, ear pain or ear problems can be a symptom of infection of the middle ear, inflammation or infection of the ear canal, or buildup of fluid behind the e...
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Presbycusis

What is presbycusis? Presbycusis is the gradual hearing loss that occurs as part of the natural aging process. One in three older adults over the age of 65 has hearing loss, and about half of individuals over the age of 75 experience hearing los...
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