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If you struggle with hearing loss and balance issues, you’re not alone; nearly 500 million people around the world also suffer. In Mayo Clinic on Hearing and Balance, leading audiologist Jamie M. Bogle helps readers understand the causes of hearing loss and balance issues, how these conditions can be prevented, and how those afflicted with these issues can improve their quality of life.
Hearing impairment can be a debilitating condition. From tinnitus and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo to chronic migraines and ear infections, there are a host of underlying causes that can impact your ability to hear well. And hearing loss often goes hand-in-hand with feelings of vertigo. Problems with balance and chronic dizziness can affect every aspect of daily life and put you at risk of injury.
In Mayo Clinic on Better Hearing and Balance, you'll get the answers to many common questions about hearing and balance, like how hearing and balance are tested, ways to protect your hearing health, what you can do to improve your balance, how underlying causes of hearing loss are treated, and how to select hearing aids and cochlear implants.
You will also find helpful tips and tools for improving your quality of life while living with hearing and balance issues, as well as real-life solutions for recovering from some of the more immobilizing symptoms of the condition. With Mayo Clinic on Better Hearing and Balance, you can take back control of your life and move past your common hearing and balance issues.