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The Biggest Ear Problems for Sleep Apnea Sufferers by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 12:45pm If you have obstructive sleep apnea, chances are, you're likely to have some sort of an ear problem. There are a number of reasons why you're going to be prone to various ear problems, but in many cases, the problem is not actually coming from the ear. To better manage your ear issues, you first have to understand your ear anatomy, and the di ... Read on »
Anatomy of the Ear… by Vanessa R. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Feb 2009 10:13pm … embroidered! Beautiful and quite detailed work by craftster user ‘ weird_lover_wilde ‘. It was a gift for her doctor. All I can say is that she did an excellent work, and it’s also anatomically correct! “I love my doctor.  He is the kindest man in the world, and he’s been looking after my family for over 20 years.  I wanted to m ... Read on »
Why do your ears pop when you are sick? Dr. Altman’s answer by DrEmilyAltman Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 10:09am Sound is conducted through the ear as follows: The outer ear collects and directs sound waves from the environment through the ear canal to the tympanic membrane. The tympanic membrane (ear drum) is a thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear. Sound waves cause the vibration of the ear drum, which in turn transmi ... Read on »
Real Pictures - Inner Ear Anatomy and Cochlear Implantation by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 May 2010 12:00am Incredible photos of inner ear anatomy like the cochlea and all those little hair cells that are typically damaged when there is hearing loss.  There are also photos of inserted cochlear implants.  Under the Authors' names, click on "To view images only click here". Read on »
Ear Anatomy and PBL by CCLCM Student .. Medical Student Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:04pm I have a relatively easy week for once: no clinic, no research class. I'll be paying for this toward the end of the month though. We studied the ear today in anatomy lab. There are actually two senses in the ear: hearing of course, and also the vestibular system. The vestibular system is a part of your sense of balance. And if you're lik ... Read on »
The Down syndrome Glossary by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:30pm px;border:none;"> Acute: Of abrupt onset, in reference to a disease. Acute often also connotes an illness that is of short duration, rapidly progressive, and in need of urgent care. Alzheimer's disease: See: Alzheimer disease. Analysis: A psychology term for processes used to gain understanding of complex emotional or behav ... Read on »
Chronic Ear Infections and Glue Ear by Dr. Daniel Kalish Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 9:18am 1 Comment Watch our latest YouTube clip on Chronic Ear Infections and Glue Ear! Learn the basics behind  why, the anatomy and what to do! Josh Rubin and Jeanne Rubin Call now to set up you FREE consultation 760-597-9727! Read on »
Teach Yourself 8 Of The Best Ear Massages: by Carole F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Mar 2010 7:06pm Post written by Carole Fogarty.   Follow on. Rejuvenate with touch: “Massage your ears daily and your organs and whole body will benefit” Rubbing your ears sends happy feelings into your body by triggering the release of brain endorphins.  The simple act of touch alone is very healing.  It b ... Read on »
EAR PROBLEMS IN DOGS--CLASSIC AND OTHERWISE by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Jun 2012 12:00am In last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats, a preview of common pet considerations offered a window into ear problems.  In all of my years of practicing veterinary medicine, I don't believe I saw anything that was as aggravating (without being life-threatening) to the dog/cat or the owner as a chronically inflamed/infected ... Read on »
Ear Infections & Antibiotics: Natural treatment for Ear Infections? by Ben L. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Sat 25 Oct 2008 4:48pm Ear Infection QUESTION: Dear Dr. Ben, Since becoming pregnant I have stopped nursing my 3 1/2 year old daughter.  I just couldn’t do it anymore.  That was about a month ago. She now has an ear infection.  The first she’s ever had, which I am suspicious is a result of weaning.  I feel extremely guilty over having to wea ... Read on »