The Inner Ear

Prolonged exposure to noise at or above 90 decibels especially if the noise is high-pitched, can damage the sensitive hair cells lining the cochlea, the innermost part of the ear. This may cause partial to severe hearing loss. Some occupations that are particularly hazardous to unprotected ears are heavy construction, driving a tractor, and working…

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Labyrinthitis – Treatment and Fast Cure for Labyrinthitis In labyrinthitis, the labyrinth, a group of fluid-filled chambers that controls balance, becomes infected. The infection is usually caused by a virus. It inflames the labyrinth and totally disrupts its function. What are the symptoms? The main symptom is extreme vertigo, or dizziness. You feel off balance,…

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