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Hearing Loss & Vertigo: All About Meniere’s Disease

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Category, Hearing Loss Topic by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

The inner ear controls all aspects of movement, which means any disruption can wreak havoc on a person’s ability to walk or balance properly. Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off balance. If you have these dizzy spells, you might feel like you are spinning or that the world around you is spinning. There are numerous reasons for vertigo, but …

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Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss Topic by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Hearing health has an impact on the overall health and wellness of a human being. Hearing impairment is linked to several health problems. For example, balance problems, social isolation, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes are among the main causes of hearing loss. While communicating and connecting with other people, the physical sphere is absolutely essential. Maintaining individual vitality could mean retaining brain …

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Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss Category by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Do you have someone in your family or a close friend who has experienced hearing loss? How did you feel when they lose their sense of hearing? Was it temporary or terminal? Loss of discussion is the kind of experience that can change a person’s life. When a person loses their hearing, they cannot function normally within society as they …

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Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Hearing loss has become a common problem that is affecting almost all people of all ages across the world. The hearing problem is not only affecting the health of an individual but also the social and economic life of a person. It is, therefore, reasonable to treat hearing loss regardless of the type and its severity. Many patients who have …

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Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

In News by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Hearing loss is a common problem that affects millions across the United States. However, this common condition can cause unwanted, and sometimes dangerous, side effects if it is left untreated. If you or a loved one is suffering from hearing loss, you may experience these side effects firsthand. Thankfully, there are treatment options available to those who are experiencing hearing …

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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

The first recorded hearing loss assisting device dates back to 1550 BC. It was in Ancient Egypt. The treatment consisted of injecting olive oil, bat wings, goat urine, ant eggs, and red lead into the ears. Although the “cure” was recorded no information was offered as to what it did or didn’t do to the patient. One can only wonder …

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Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

In Hearing Loss Topic by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Conductive hearing loss is a specific type of hearing impairment that takes away the ear’s ability to take in sound from the middle and outer ear. The sound that comes through with conductive hearing impairment is almost always muffled and hard to distinguish. As sensorineural hearing impairment is found in the inner ear, conductive is found during the process of …

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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

In Ear Health by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Ear infections are more prevalent in children than in adults, although untreated hearing loss in adults can be more serious. Infections of the ear in adults should be carefully diagnosed and monitored by a qualified physician to lower the risks of complications. There are certain factors, which put some people at a higher risk of contracting ear infections compared to …

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Dr. Kevin H. Ivory

Hearing loss cannot be cured, but through the use of hearing aids, the condition can be treated. Loss of hearing occurs as a result of reduced ability to perceive sounds. A hearing impairment makes it difficult to acuity to sounds. In the United States, about 15 percent of the people above 18 years of age often report some level of …