Mental Health, Stress and Your Hearing Sense

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Mental health plays a crucial role in the way people think, act or feel. You will think that the brain is the only part of your body involved in mental health, but it encompasses an individual’s psychological, social and emotional well-being. Thus, the need to take care of it regardless of whatever stage in life…

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Audiology Organizations Supporting the Deaf Community

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao United Nations and federal statistics show that there is an estimated 1 million of so-called “functionally deaf” individuals in the US and about 70 million worldwide. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) estimates that 15% of Americans aged 18 and above report some difficulty in hearing. And about…

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Otitis Media: Neurologic Complications in Adults and Children

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Image source: Clinical Advisor  While infants and children are more vulnerable to ear infections (may be related to hygiene habits and developing or underdeveloped immune systems), otitis media in adults may mean a subsidiary ear disease such as cholesteatoma, an abnormal, non-cancerous skin growth that can develop behind the eardrum, and chronic…

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Top 5 Noise Pollution Injury Prevention Tips

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao While people usually associate pollution with air, noise pollution or environmental noise, can also cause negative effects on human health; some of them include sleep disorder, mental fatigue, hypertension, stress, and possibly one of the most common consequences: loss of hearing or tinnitus.  When does noise become a threat to individuals?  …

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White Noise Benefits

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao White noise definition can be better interpreted when a human hears all combined sounds of varying frequencies or pitches. Imagine white noise as 20,000 tones all playing at the same time. White noise is based on auditory masking, which happens when your brain and ears focus on the loudest sound in a…

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Natural Home Remedies to Achieve Inner Ear Balance

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Need immediate relief to ear pain? There are a lot of home remedies that you can try to lessen the pain without having to worry about possible harmful side effects. Ear pain is mostly caused by sinus infections, tonsillitis, and the most common one, ear infection, also known as acute otitis media….

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How to Deal with Irregular Ear Clicking and Vibration Noise

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Image source: WFM Health When dining, the last thing a person would want to hear is some clicking noise that happens when food is swallowed; since this will probably ruin one’s enjoyment of the meal. If you ever wondered why you are producing these weird sounds, it may be because the Eustachian…

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Causes of Mystery Ear Pain and Proper Management

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Image source: verywell Ear pain, otherwise known as earache or otalgia, may be caused by a wide number of factors, such as allergies, inflammation, and ear infection, described as the most common cause of ear pain. Signs and symptoms of otalgia vary, which may include ear fullness, stiff jaw, difficulty to open…

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Treatment

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most common types of vertigo related to the ears. The most known BPPV symptoms include dizziness, nausea, and lightheadedness. While BBPV may mainly be attributed to a rapid switch in head movement, most BPPV causes are still unknown. People who are showing BPPV…

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Cauliflower Ear Explained: How It Affects Your Hearing

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Cauliflower ear, also known as perichondrial hematoma, is a swelling of the ear resulting from blood clot, which is caused by any physical damage to the body due to violence, fracture, or accident. This blood clot leads to a lumpy appearance that resembles a cauliflower. It is also famously known as wrestler’s…

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