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Can COVID-19 Cause Hearing Loss?

Several viral infections (measles, mumps, meningitis) have effects on hearing and can cause transitory or permanent damage. The effects of COVID on hearing, however, have not been studied sufficiently enough to determine if the virus affects hearing too. What we know about COVID-19 so far SARS-Cov 2, or coronavirus, affects mainly the lungs, which is […]

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What is Mixed Hearing Loss?

Mixed hearing loss can be classified as a form of hearing problem that combines both sensorineural and conductive loss. If there has been damage to the ability of the middle or outer ear to pass sound waves, together with damage to the sound data processing ability of the auditory nerve, this is what is described […]

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Noise Sensitivity

What is Hyperacusis and How Is It Treated?

There are times when we all get irritated by noise, whether it’s building construction or a noisy neighbour. But if you are finding yourself consistently disturbed by noises, perhaps finding them uncomfortable, overly loud, intrusive, or even painful, you may be suffering from hyperacusis. What is hyperacusis? Hyperacusis is a condition where noises, even common […]

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What is hearing loss?

Hearing loss is a very common problem that typically affects people as they grow older but, in younger people, can also be the result of exposure to loud noise over a period of time, such as in industry. There are believed to be over 10 million people in the UK suffering from hearing loss to […]

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