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Hearing Disorders and Deafness

It’s frustrating to be unable to hear well enough to enjoy talking with friends or family. Hearing disorders make it hard, but not impossible, to hear. They can often be helped. Deafness can keep you from hearing sound at all. What causes hearing loss? Some possibilities are:

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Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Ear Infection

Children seem particularly prone to ear infections, but there are things parents can do to help lower a child’s risk.

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Treatment Options Summary

Typical Advantages of Microsurgery over Radiation

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Acoustic Neuroma Educational Video

What is an Acoustic Neuroma? Important Points To Know About an Acoustic Neuroma

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Hearing Aids and Cell Phones

What is that buzzing noise in my cell phone? People who wear hearing aids or have implanted hearing devices may experience some difficulties when trying to use cell phones.

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Types of Hearing Aids

What are hearing aids? Hearing aids are sound-amplifying devices designed to aid people who have a hearing impairment.

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5th Annual Knowles Hearing Center Symposium – Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much?

Knowles Hearing Center Symposium 2014 – Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much? Friday, October 10, 2014 – 7:45am-5:00pm
Hilton Orrington Hotel
1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

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Ménière’s disease

You’ve seen your doctor for Ménière’s disease. During Ménière’s attacks, you may have vertigo, or the feeling that you are spinning. You may also have hearing loss (usually in one ear) and ringing or roaring in the affected ear, called tinnitus.

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Ears and Altitude

Ear problems are the most common medical complaint of airplane travelers, and while they are usually simple, minor annoyances, they may result in temporary pain and hearing loss. Make air travel comfortable by learning how to equalize the pressure in the ears instead of suffering from an uncomfortable feeling of fullness or pressure.

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Summertime and Hearing Risk

For many, nothing says summer like parties, parades, and pools. Unfortunately, fun seasonal activities can also be loud very loud! Fireworks, for example, can hit decibels of 150 more than twice that of normal conversation and on par with a plane on take-off.

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