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Presbycusis: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

Presbycusis: Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually happens in most individuals when they get older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a … Read more

Acoustic Trauma – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Acoustic Trauma - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Definition of Acoustic trauma: Acoustic trauma is injury to the hearing mechanisms in the inner ear due to very loud noise. What are the causes and risks of the condition? Most cases of occupational hearing loss develop gradually. Common environmental … Read more

Acoustic trauma is a damage to the ear caused by noise

Acoustic trauma is a damage to the ear caused by noise

Acoustic trauma can be caused by a sudden and powerful sound like an explosion. Explosions often lead to damaged ear drums and consequently conductive hearing loss. Many people have experienced a period of reduced hearing after exposure to loud sounds, … Read more

Acoustic neuromas: Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Acoustic neuromas: Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, are non-malignant tumors of the 8th cranial nerve. Most commonly they arise from the covering cells (Schwann cells) of the inferior vestibular nerve (Komatsuzaki and Tsunoda, 2001; Krais, 2007). Acoustic Neuroma (swelling of … Read more