Chapter 8

Tuning In to Ear Problems

In This Chapter

arrow Alleviating aches in the middle and outer ear

arrow Tracking down the causes of itchy ears and ringing in the ears

arrow Recognizing hearing loss causes and cures

arrow Spotting the symptoms of vertigo and finding a fix

arrow Cooking up your own soothing eardrop recipe

An ear that becomes ill or fails to function properly may cause a host of symptoms, including pain, pressure, or an annoying sense of fullness in the ear; itching; hearing loss; ringing in the ears; or vertigo, characterized by dizziness or a loss of balance. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, you’ve come to the right place. Here you find natural cures for everything from the common earache to vertigo — dizziness often caused by a health condition that affects the ear.

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