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NIDCD

Too Loud. Too Long.

hearing  hearing loss  hearing protection 

The extent of noise-related damage to your hearing depends on three factors: decibel level, distance, and time. Learn how loud noises can put children’s hearing at risk over time. 

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NIDCD

Speech and Language Developmental Milestones

Speeches  language  language disorder  speech disorder 

The first 3 years of life, when the brain is developing and maturing, is the most intensive period for acquiring speech and language skills. These skills develop best in a world that is rich with sounds, sights, and consistent exposure to the speech and language of others.

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NIDCD

Age-Related Hearing Loss

hearing loss  age-related hearing loss 

Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most of us as we grow older. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults.

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NIDCD

Hearing Loss and Older Adults

hearing loss  Older Adult 

Hearing loss is a sudden or gradual decrease in how well you can hear. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. Approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing.

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NIDCD

Sudden Deafness

Meniere's Disease  sudden deafness  Ototoxic drugs 

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), commonly known as sudden deafness, occurs as an unexplained, rapid loss of hearing—usually in one ear—either at once or over several days. It should be considered a medical emergency. Anyone who experiences SSHL should visit a doctor immediately.

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NIDCD

Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis

genetics  balance  hearing loss  Vestibular schwannoma 

A vestibular schwannoma (also known as acoustic neuroma, acoustic neurinoma, or acoustic neurilemoma) is a benign, usually slow-growing tumor that develops from the balance and hearing nerves supplying the inner ear. The tumor comes from an overproduction of Schwann cells—the cells that normally wrap around nerve fibers like onion skin to help support and insulate nerves.

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NIDCD

Acueductos vestibulares dilatados y la pérdida de audición en los niños

genetics  hearing loss  Enlarged vestibular aqueducts  Pendred Syndrome 

Los acueductos vestibulares son conductos estrechos de huesos que van desde el oído interno hasta muy adentro del interior del cráneo

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NIDCD

Síndrome de Pendred

genetics  hearing loss  Enlarged vestibular aqueducts  Pendred Syndrome 

El síndrome de Pendred es un trastorno genético que causa la pérdida de audición temprana en los niños. También puede afectar la glándula tiroides y a veces crea problemas de equilibrio.

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NIDCD

Dysphagia

cancer  language  Speech  Dysphagia 

People with dysphagia have difficulty swallowing and may even experience pain while swallowing (odynophagia).

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NIDCD

Hay que estar agradecido de la audición y también hay que protegerla

Hay que estar agradecido de la audición y también hay que protegerla: Baje el volumen. Aléjese del ruido. Use protectores de oído, como orejeras o tapones. Logo de El mundo es ruidoso. Proteja la audición de sus hijos.

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