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When is it right to do the Epley Maneuver for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)?

The home Epley maneuver is a type of exercise help that helps to treat the symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) There are many articles, videos, papers on the Epley maneuver, ...
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Can hearing be improved by pressure changes?

On a recent flight, I noticed that my hearing was better when there was an imbalance in pressure between my inner and outer ear. After yawning, my hearing would worsen. Or rather, the noise of the ...
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Tuning fork examination - Bing's test

In Russian medical segment the concept of Bing's test is formulated in such manner ("Otolaryngology: A Manual in Two Volumes", ISBN: 978-5-388-00664-6): There are two pathways in conduction ...
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Long-term effects of Vestibular Neuritis

The symptoms of Vestibular Neuritis (VN) are known to lessen or disappear over a much longer period of time than, say, a typical headache or migraine. I know that there are at least potential long ...
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Will flying potentially damage my ears further?

Some Context... A couple years ago my friend shouted into my ear very loud at a concert (stupid move, but I guess he just wasn't thinking), and ever since, it has been prone to getting blocked and is ...
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How long can vestibular neuritis last?

Is it normal for vestibular neuritis to last longer than two months after taking a course of steroids?
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Are cotton ear cleaners safe to clean the ear wax?

Wax is build in my ear and I want to clean my ear. So, I want to ask that are cotton ear cleaners safe to clean the ear wax ?
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Do drop attacks reoccur?

I'm doing some research on drop attacks, specifically for those causes mentioned on http://american-hearing.org/disorders/drop-attacks/ I would like to get an idea of the frequency for drop attacks ...
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Can regular immersion in cold water cause loss of hearing?

I recently found this from Wikipedia: The cause of Beethoven's deafness is unknown, but it has variously been attributed to typhus, auto-immune disorders (such as systemic lupus erythematosus), ...
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