Hearing loss and dematia

Studies have shown that experiencing hearing loss in middle age is linked to around 9% of dementia cases. This emphasises the worldwide effect of dementia on 47 million people. Approximately 8% of people with dementia encounter issues with their hearing. Around 800,000 out of the nearly 10 million new cases of dementia reported annually could […]

Ear Wax ? what I need to know

Ear wax, also known as cerumen, is a natural secretion from the glands in the outer third of the external auditory canal. An average external auditory canal naturally cleans itself by allowing cerumen and other particles to move out of the ear canal with the help of jaw movement. Excessive earwax can lead to various […]

Ringing? buzzing? tinnitus?

Yup, these are the typical words people use to describe those irritating sounds in the ears. It’s not a disease; it’s a symptom. Tinnitus varies in perception from one person to another. Common causes include noise exposure, certain medications, hearing loss, trauma, and emotional distress. There’s no need to worry if it’s not bothering you. […]