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,…


Sudden Deafness: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

June 10, 2016

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) also referred to as sudden deafness, which typically occurs when you lose your hearing extremely quick. There is typically no clear reason why the hearing is lost so quickly without testing. It can happen quickly or over a span of a few days. During this time, sound can slowly become more muffled or faint. SSHL commonly affects the only ear. Many people may assume that…