Understanding Common Causes of Hearing Loss: Symptoms and Treatments

December 13, 2016

Many different causes can produce hearing loss, some of which can be favorably treated with drugs or surgery, depending on the disease process. Three Types of Hearing Loss Conductive hearing loss -this form of hearing loss is caused problems in the ear canal, eardrum, or middle ear and its little bones ( the malleus, incus, and stapes) Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) this is caused by problems of the inner ear,…

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The Anatomy of the Human Ear (The Inner Ear)

June 25, 2016

Anatomy of the Outer Ear Anatomy of the Middle Ear The inner ear is the innermost part of the ear, which consist of the cholera part, the balance apparatus, the vestibular and the auditory nerve. After the vibrations of the eardrum have been transmitted to the oval window, the sound waves continue their journey into the inner ear. The inner ear consists of various tubes and passages referred to as…

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The Anatomy of the Human Ear (The Middle Ear)

June 25, 2016

Anatomy of the Outer Ear Anatomy of the Inner Ear The middle ear is a portion of the ear that exist between the eardrum and the oval window. The middle ear sends sound from the outer ear to the inner ear. The middle ear contains three different bones: the hammer (malleus), the anvil (incus) and the stirrups (stapes), the oval window, the round window and the Eustachian tube. The bones…

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The Anatomy of the Human Ear (Outer Ear)

June 25, 2016

Anatomy of the Middle Ear Anatomy of the Inner Ear The ear is consists of three parts, the outer, middle and inner ear. All three parts are imperative for perceiving sound by working together to move sound from the outer ear via the middle and into the inner part of the ear. Ears also help to maintain your balance. The outer ear includes: Auricle (cartilage protected by skin placed on…

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