Essay on The Causes Of Hearing Deficits Known As Menere 's Disease

1135 Words Jun 22nd, 2016 5 Pages
Audiology is the study of hearing and sometimes various diseases and conditions can affect the normal balance and process of one’s hearing. In this paper we will address one of the major causes of hearing deficits known as Menere’s disease. This paper will also demonstrate the procedure this writer performed during a class activity assignment and its results. At the end one can see pictures of the turning fork equipment and how the procedures was administered.
According to the (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders), (NIDCD), Meniere’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 that generally effects one ear”. Meniere’s disease can effect an individual at any age but is more commonly known to effect adults between the ages of forty (40) and sixty (60) years of age. This research paper will address the normal and abnormal process of Meniere’s disease and the cells and tissue organs and organ systems involved. It will also address the materials, and steps this writer will utilize in moderating the experiment.
Meniere’s disease is diagnosed by an Otolaryngologist better known as a ear, nose, and throat doctor, or ENT. As stated above, Meniere’s disease can and will affect individuals between the ages of 40 and 60. It is a disease that may have genetic variations that can promote abnormalities in the volume and…

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