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Vertigo

Vertigo is a feeling of movement, spinning, tilting or swaying when your body is not actually moving. Learn about the main causes and treatments.

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Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease is a disorder of the ear that causes hearing and balance problems. There's no cure, but the symptoms can be managed.

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Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness or feeling woozy is when you feel like fainting or passing out. You might be dehydrated or it could be something more serious.

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Labyrinthitis

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the balancing centre in your inner ear. Find out how it may come about, its symptoms and the treatment options.

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Tinnitus

If you have ringing or other strange noises in your ears, you may have tinnitus. Read more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for tinnitus.

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Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour that grows in the acoustic or eighth cranial nerve. Learn how it affects hearing, balance and other functions.

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Ears

The ears have 2 roles – hearing and balance. Find out about the structures in the ears, how they work, problems that can affect the ears and how to care for your ears.

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Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.

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Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is an inherited condition that affects the middle ear and is a common cause of deafness. Find out about the 2 ways to treat otosclerosis.

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Concussion

Concussion is a short-term loss of brain function following a head injury. Learn more about the causes, signs and symptoms of concussion.

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