The Causes and Treatment of Hearing Damage

Impaired auditory function is a common condition that, in the past, was more common among the elderly and seen as a natural consequence of aging. In fact, neither of these assertions is strictly, true. Not only do many older people retain excellent auditory function but hearing damage has, in recent years, become more prevalent among younger people.

The condition varies in te...

Range of Hearing Aid Prices in South Africa

For those that are the victims of a hearing disorder, the current prices charged for some of the auditory aids available in South Africa can often prove to be a severe obstacle. Depending upon the terms that are offered by a given patient’s medical aid society, while most of them are prepared to cover the cost of a hearing test, the extent of their support towards the recommended can actua...

Hope for an Effective Tinnitus Cure

Before seeking a tinnitus cure it is important to first gain some insight into the nature and the possible causes of this often highly debilitating condition. In general it may be described as a condition in which some form of sound is perceived within the ear despite the total absence of any causative external source. Classified into two main groups, the subjective form shows no internal so...

The Causes and Possible Effects of an Ear Infection

If you’re among the many millions that have suffered an ear infection, it is likely that it is an experience you have been slow to forget. The symptoms of the condition can be as varied as the causes but often, pain, is the one that causes the greatest distress.

The organ is divided into three main parts referred to as the outer, middle and inner regions and each one of th...

Consulting an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist on Pretoria

Although the word may be completely unfamiliar to many and even unpronounceable to some, the term, otolaryngology, was originally introduced in the USA to describe the professional activities of what, in Pretoria and the remainder of South Africa, most people would refer to as an ear, nose and throat specialist and others, simply as an ENT doctor.

The three anatomical areas wh...


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