Hearing Loss
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Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S. Many people find their hearing gets worse as they age. Take steps to have your hearing loss diagnosed and treated to improve communication and quality of life for you and your loved ones.
Acoustic neuromas are noncancerous tumors. They grow on the nerve that connects the brain and ear. Because these tumors are benign, they...
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Tinnitus is the medical term for noises in the ears. Most people refer to tinnitus as "ringing in the ears." The feedback you hear, ...
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An eardrum rupture is a small hole or tear in your eardrum, or tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane is a thin tissue that divides...
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Earwax blockage can occur when your body produces too much earwax or when the existing wax is pushed too far into your ear canal. In some...
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When you lose your hearing very quickly, it is called sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL). It can happen instantly or over a span ...
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Hearing loss usually develops slowly. People with mild to moderate hearing loss may not be aware of their problem, even though it's obvious...
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Often, friends or family members notice hearing loss before it is clear to the individual experiencing hearing loss. Usually, hearing loss...
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Denial is the number one enemy of people with hearing loss. Usually, hearing loss comes on gradually over the course of several years.
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