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NIDCD

Pérdida de audición relacionada con la edad

aging  age-related hearing loss 

La pérdida de audición relacionada con la edad (presbiacusia) es aquella que ocurre poco a poco en la mayoría de las personas al envejecer.

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NIDCD

Hearing Aids

Assistive listening devices (ALDs)  Assistive devices  Hearing aids 

A hearing aid is a small electronic device that you wear in or behind your ear. It makes some sounds louder so that a person with hearing loss can listen, communicate, and participate more fully in daily activities.

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NIDCD

El tartamudeo

genetics  Stuttering 

El tartamudeo es un trastorno del habla en el que se repiten los sonidos, las sílabas o las palabras; se prolongan los sonidos; y se tienen interrupciones del habla conocidas como “bloqueos”.

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NIDCD

La enfermedad de Ménière

hearing  balance  Meniere's Disease 

La enfermedad de Ménière es una anomalía en el oído interno que causa mareos fuertes (vértigo), timbre o silbido en el oído (tinnitus), pérdida de audición y una sensación de que el oído está lleno o congestionado. Por lo general, la enfermedad de Ménière afecta un solo oído.

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NIDCD

Ménière's Disease

balance  hearing loss  Meniere's Disease  sudden deafness 

Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear. Ménière’s disease usually affects only one ear.

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NIDCD

Apraxia of Speech

Neurological disorders  Apraxia 

Apraxia of speech, also known as verbal apraxia or dyspraxia, is a speech disorder in which a person has trouble saying what he or she wants to say correctly and consistently.

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NIDCD

Telecommunications Relay Services

Assistive listening devices (ALDs)  Communication options 

A telecommunications relay service (TRS) provides a communications assistant (CA) that allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired to communicate with people who use a standard telephone.

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NIDCD

Ear Infections in Children

hearing  ear infection  deafness 

An ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear, usually caused by bacteria, that occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Anyone can get an ear infection, but children get them more often than adults. Five out of six children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. In fact, ear infections are the most common reason parents bring their child to a doctor. The scientific name for an ear infection is otitis media (OM).

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NIDCD

Smell Disorders

smell disorders 

Your sense of smell helps you enjoy life. You may delight in the aromas of your favorite foods or the fragrance of flowers. Your sense of smell is also a warning system, alerting you to danger signals such as a gas leak, spoiled food, or a fire. Any loss in your sense of smell can have a negative effect on your quality of life. It can also be a sign of more serious health problems.

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NIDCD

What the Numbers Mean: An Epidemiological Perspective on Hearing

hearing loss  hearing tests 

Hearing loss is a common problem caused by noise, aging, disease, and heredity.

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