Vertigo and Nausea Could Indicate an Inner Ear Infection

The auditory organ is divided into three main sections, known respectively as the outer, middle and inner ear. Infection in any of these areas is fairly common and may be caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. By far the most common cause of earache arises from a microbial invasion that involves the middle section situated between the eardrum and the inner area and includes the Eustachian tub...

Tinnitus Treatment Offers Relief for Sufferers

Often referred to simply as “ringing in the ears”, the condition known as tinnitus appears to have as many possible causes as it has potential treatments. The phenomenon is a very common one that appears to affect as many as 20% of people aged from 55 to 65. It should not be thought of as a disease but rather as a symptom of some underlying condition that, once treated, will, more often ...

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...

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