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Dizziness

BY IN Problems & Diseases On 10-04-2014

Introduction Dizziness is a symptom, not a disease. It may be defined as a subjective sensation of unsteadiness or imbalance, or a disorientation in relation to one’s surroundings. Dizziness can be caused by many different diseases and varies from a mild unsteadiness to a severe whirling sensation known as “vertigo.” Metabolic Disturbances and Allergies Metabolic [...] [...]

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Otosclerosis

BY IN Problems & Diseases On 10-04-2014

Introduction Otosclerosis is a common cause of hearing impairment and is hereditary. Someone in earlier generations of a family had the condition and passed it down. Similarly, immediate descendants may inherit this tendency, although the hearing impairment may not manifest itself for a generation or two. Because it is hereditary, other diseases such as scarlet [...] [...]

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Tumors

BY IN Problems & Diseases On 10-04-2014

Introduction Acoustic tumors are non-cancerous fibrous growths (originating from the balance or hearing nerve), that do not spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body. They constitute 6 to 10 percent of all brain tumors. These growths are located deep inside the skull and are adjacent to vital brain centers. The first noticeable signs or [...] [...]

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Allergies

BY IN Problems & Diseases On 10-04-2014

Introduction Autoimmune diseases are those resulting from an overly aggressive response of the immune system to a substance, providing inflammation in the body. In some cases, the immune system will attack the ear itself, producing symptoms such as a rapidly progressive sensorineural hearing loss, dizziness, chronic infections, and drainage. The most common autoimmune disease is [...] [...]

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Tinnitus (Head Noise)

BY IN Problems & Diseases On 10-04-2014

Introduction Tinnitus or “head noise” is common. It may be intermittent or constant, mild or severe, or vary from a low roar to a high-pitched type of sound. It may be subjective (audible only to the patient) or objective (audible to others). Tinnitus must always be thought of as a symptom and not a disease, [...] [...]

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