Hearing Loss is also known as deafness. Hearing loss refers to the total or partial inability to hear sounds.
Deafness is usually the result of the inner ear or nerve damage.
It is caused by noise, aging, medication side effects, disease, and heredity.
Symptoms of hearing loss:
- Hearing problem
- Ringing in the ears
- Sensitivity to sound
- Social isolation
- A child with a speech delay
Types of hearing loss
Sensorineural is the most common type of hearing loss. It is permanent and caused by many different conditions that damage tiny hair-like cells in the inner ear or the auditory nerve.
Conductive is caused by a mechanical problem in the outer or middle ear or an obstruction in the ear canal, such as earwax that blocks sound from getting to the eardrum. It can be temporary, but more often it is temporary and can be medically treated.
A person with mixed hear loss has both sensorineural and conductive hear loss.
- Echinacea, also known as coneflowers, is effective as an antibiotic.
- Ginger, which contains anti-inflammatory properties,
- Turmeric is extremely bioactive.
- Apple cider, which is helpful for treating temporary and permanent noise-induced hear loss,
- Onion contains antioxidants.
- Table salt, which can be used for ear infections.
The cochlear implant which is a device surgically implanted in the ear as enables a deaf person to hear sounds. Hearing aid which is a device applied to the outer ear to amplify sound and improve hear.