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Old Age Meniere’s Disease

Old Age Meniere’s Disease Taking note of the 16 million Americans who are plagued by hearing problems 12 million refuse to get the necessary treatment and this is a sign of how people have grown to disregard their ears. Here’s a rundown on some of the most common ear problems. In order for the ear canal to have protection there is ear wax. When the glands produce more wax than necessary it can develop into a reason behind a problem pertaining to hearing loss. Cleaning the ears should be entrusted to a doctor and not by poking at it.

For others swimmer’s ear becomes a problem. Doctors call this mild condition external otitis. This results from swimming in overcrowded pools or those with too much chlorine and then failing to dry the ears well enough. Doctors may prescribe antibiotics if the situation becomes severe enough not to disappear on its own.

Aside from these there is also the case of perforated eardrums. The membrane that works by sending sound waves to the middle ear from the ear canal is called the eardrum. Damaging it can come in the form of bashing a person on the head, sticking things in the …