Hearing Loss Directory
Hearing loss is on the rise, in part due to the popularity of playing loud music MP3 players. Other causes include age, medications, infections, earwax, and more. Hearing loss can range from mild to profound. Hearing loss treatments depend on the cause and include hearing aids, sound-amplifying devices, and antibiotics if the cause is an infection. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hearing loss is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
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The Basics of Tinnitus
Get the basics on tinnitus, a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in the ears, from the experts at WebMD.
Symptoms of an Ear Infection
WebMD's guide to symptoms of an ear infection.
Ear Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment
You or your child may have an earache along with a sore throat, stuffy nose, or fever --– signs of a possible infection. Learn more about how doctors diagnose and treat these cases.
The Lowdown on Ear Candling
Doctors express concerns over ear candling -- a method of ear wax removal.
Easy Listening: Hearing Devices for a Muffled World
In addition to hearing aids, there are a number of assistive listening devices that can be used to improve hearing. This article talks about low-tech and hi-tech options.
5 Summertime Tips for Healthy Ears
Experts explain how to avoid ear problems that are triggered by everything from swimming to loud music.
The New Hearing Aids
Digital technology and tiny microphones are creating hearing aids so small you can barely see them.