Hearing loss, hearing loss

Written by: Dr. Jaime Marco Algarra
Published: | Updated: 21/02/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

It is especially accentuated when those affected are in a noisy environment.

hearing loss The otolaryngology determines multiple causes for hearing loss. Typically there is a problem in the outer ear, middle or a problem in the inner ear.

The pathologies of the outer ear and middle ear transmission cause hearing loss since what is difficult is the coming of sound to the inner ear. In these cases by increasing the amplitude of the sound can be heard comfortably reach.

The pathologies of the inner ear leading to sensorineural hearing loss, which also reduce hearing, cause a failure to understand the language and especially in times when there is background noise.

The vast majority of sensorineural hearing loss stem from the inner ear, particularly in the organ of Corti. Which originate in the auditory nerve in the auditory pathway or in the cerebral cortex are exceptional.

Another interesting fact is that the vast majority of sensorineural hearing loss are genetic, ie they are inherited and also hereditary, here we include what we call presbycusis (hearing loss caused by aging), the most frequent undoubtedly.

The most common symptoms of hearing loss include hearing loss, tinnitus and difficult to understand, but sometimes can be accompanied by vertigo.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Jaime Marco Algarra
Otolaringology

The prestigious and renowned ENT specialist, Dr. Marco Algarra, graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Valencia (1979). He is a member of the national commission for early detection of hearing loss (CODEPEH) and has obtained several grants funding for their projects. He is a member of several international organizations Otolaryngology and has published numerous articles for national and international magazines.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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