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All About Ear Plugs
All About Ear Plugs
Ear plugs are very useful devices aimed at protecting the ears from damage and there are many varieties designed for specific types of protection....
Balance, Vertigo and Ageing
Balance, Vertigo and Ageing
Ageing can affect the inner ear causing hearing problems; if the vestibular apparatus is also affected, symptoms of dizziness and vertigo can lead to balance…...
Causes of Hearing Loss
Causes of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is a very common disorder in the UK with over half of those over 60 suffering with some degree of hearing loss. There are three main types of hearing…...
Do you Have a Ruptured Eardrum?
Do you Have a Ruptured Eardrum?
A ruptured ear drum is a fairly common incidence with many people being unaware that they have ever suffered from the problem. It is not usually serious and in…...
Ear Health in the Over 75s
Ear Health in the Over 75s
Research has shown that many older people experience significant hearing problems but they often fail to get the treatment that could help them live easier lives....
Otosclerosis or Abnormal Growth in the Middle Ear
Otosclerosis or Abnormal Growth in the Middle Ear
Otosclerosis occurs when there is abnormal development of the very small bones of the middle ear, particularly of the stapes bone. Treatment options can include…...
Presbycusis And Sociocusis: Gradual Hearing Loss
Presbycusis And Sociocusis: Gradual Hearing Loss
Presbycusis and Sociocusis are terms given to hearing loss that is age related, though Sociocusis is more often defined as hearing loss related to prolonged exposure…...
What is Otitis Externa?
What is Otitis Externa?
Otitis externa describes inflammation caused by an infection of the outer ear, the visible flaps of skin and cartilage that we usually just call ‘the ear’ - it can…...
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