Sensorineural Hearing Loss is a type of hearing loss in which the inner ear or auditory nerve or the brain. Symptoms of Sensorineural Hearing Loss are:
• Some sounds seem to loud
• Problems following conversations
• Problems in noisy areas
• Easier to hear men’s voice than women’s
• Hard to differentiate high pitched sounds
• Muffled or slurred voices of others
• Feeling dizzy or off balance
• Ringing or buzzing sound in ears
HOW IS SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Sensorineural Hearing Loss is done by an ear-nose-throat specialist by examining the ear completely and evaluating the symptoms. The doctor may test your hearing at various decibel levels with different type of sounds.
HOW IS SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS TREATED?
Treatment for Sensorineural Hearing Loss includes a series of procedures like providing higher doses of vitamins and antioxidants, vasodilators anti vertigo drugs like betahistine and also hyperbaric oxygen. In some cases where the patient experiences pain to, anti inflammatory medicines are also given.
DID YOU KNOW?
Sensorineural Hearing Loss can congenital or develop later in life.