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How I Coped With Sudden Deafness: A Case Study
How I Coped With Sudden Deafness: A Case Study
Sudden deafness can be a terrifying thing to happen but people do learn to cope. Learning about some coping strategies and available treatments can help...
I Beat Stress by Having Ear Acupuncture: A Case Study
I Beat Stress by Having Ear Acupuncture: A Case Study
Ear acupuncture is a type of acupuncture that can help people deal with severe emotional stress. This case study explains how it helped one woman as she faced losing…...
I Don't Hear as Well as I Used To: A Case Study
I Don't Hear as Well as I Used To: A Case Study
No matter how good your hearing is generally when you are young, it is common to suffer some hearing loss as you get older. Hearing tests, ear wax treatment and…...
I Had Hopi Ear Candling: A Case Study
I Had Hopi Ear Candling: A Case Study
Hopi ear candling is an alternative therapy that involves putting a special candle into the ear and then lighting the candle and letting it burn down....
I Had My Ears Pinned Back: A Case Study
I Had My Ears Pinned Back: A Case Study
Around one in a hundred people have ears that stick out and cause them to feel self-conscious. A simple ear pinning operation can correct the problem....
I Had to Learn to Live With Tinnitus: A Case Study
I Had to Learn to Live With Tinnitus: A Case Study
After a noisy accident at work, Alan develops tinnitus, a difficult condition to deal with. With help, he manages to learn to live with tinnitus and stops it ruining…...
I Had to Wait a Year for a Digital Hearing Aid: A Case Study
I Had to Wait a Year for a Digital Hearing Aid: A Case Study
Martin suffered serious hearing damage through an accident at work and had trouble getting compensation and getting a hearing aid on the NHS. After waiting a year, he…...
I Have Autoimmune Ear Disease: A Case Study
I Have Autoimmune Ear Disease: A Case Study
Autoimmune ear disease is rare but it strikes suddenly, as the body’s immune system attacks the nerves and tissues in the inner ear. Recovery is possible with very…...
I Have Meniere's Disease: A Case Study
I Have Meniere's Disease: A Case Study
Meniere's disease causes a problem with the fluid balance in the inner ear; suffers can have acute attacks that are a cross between vertigo and sea sickness without…...
I Lost My Ear: A Case Study
I Lost My Ear: A Case Study
Ears can be severed after accidents, bitten off by animals or other people, or lost due to cancer treatment. Prosthetic ears are available and implanting them is a…...
I Went Deaf After a Cold: A Case Study
I Went Deaf After a Cold: A Case Study
Having a viral infection can lead to an ear infection that causes inflammation that closes the Eustachian tubes, the tubes between the back of the throat and the inner…...
My Child Had a Bad Ear Infection: A Case Study
My Child Had a Bad Ear Infection: A Case Study
Ear infections in young children are very common but can be very painful and frightening for both child and parents....
My Ears Really Were Burning: A Case Study
My Ears Really Were Burning: A Case Study
Rob never thought to put sun lotion on his ears when he went for a long beach walk in Tenerife and suffered the pain and discomfort of bad sunburn. If only he had worn…...
My Pierced Ears Got Infected: A Case Study
My Pierced Ears Got Infected: A Case Study
You can get ear piercing in many places but it’s best to go somewhere reputable, who offer advice on aftercare. Infected ear lobes are painful and can lead to more…...
My Son Had a Cholesteatoma: A Case Study
My Son Had a Cholesteatoma: A Case Study
A cholesteatoma is a growth of the inner ear. It occurs when skin cells start to grow inside the ear drum and build up. Untreated, this can destroy the bones of the…...
Punk Rock Made Me Deaf: A Case Study
Punk Rock Made Me Deaf: A Case Study
Listening to very loud music over a significant period of time can cause hearing loss because of noise damage to the delicate structures in the ear. Alison’s story is…...
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