What to look for
If you turn up the volume on the radio or television louder than other people find comfortable.
Hearing loss may be a symptom of another underlying ailment. Certain conditions can lead to hearing loss - if there is too much wax in your ears, ear infections and a damaged eardrum, tender cysts, tumors and objects lodged in the ear canal can also block the transmission of sounds to the inner ear.
Doctors estimate the half of the cases of profound deafness in children have a genetic source.
To determine if your hearing loss is caused by another ailment or disease it is very advisable to speak to your doctor and have them perform a medical examination.
Some reports suggest that hearing can be aided by :
If you are exposed to noise levels that may be harmful to your ears, you should protect your hearing by wearing earplugs.
When to seek further professional advice
When you notice any hearing problems
Alternative therapies basically address the underlying problems that may be causing temporary hearing loss first.
Herbal Therapies : there are several herbs that may help too heal ear infections that might lead to hearing
Homoeopathy : to help with acute or chronic hearing problems, homoeopaths will recommend a variety of medications. But you should consult an experienced practitioner for specific remedies and dosages.
There may be an infection which requires a course of antibiotics or it may be as simple as clearing collected wax out. If it is more serious a hearing aid is necessary, this will improve your ability to hear.
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