A free glue ear
information leaflet can be downloaded from the National Deaf Children'S website at www.
Ray Clarke, consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon at Alder Hey Hospital, explains: ``We do not know exactly what causes glue ear
However, I find Plantago lanceolata, is a herb that has almost miraculous results with glue ear
QMY 16-year-old daughter has suffered from glue ear
and mucus problems all her life.
Otitis media may become chronic (long-lasting) and a child may develop glue ear
, when a lot of mucus collects in the middle ear because it's prevented from draining.
It is often helpful in glue ear
and is available from health food stores.
So it's quite common for children with glue ear
to become tired, irritable and silent.
These include increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, glue ear
, asthma and even some childhood cancers.
Many parents will have heard of glue ear
, which can affect a child's hearing, sometimes to the extent that the child suffers temporary hearing loss.
Repeated ear infections (for example, due to having several colds in a row) can lead to glue ear
This is known as glue ear
and would need the insertion of grommets to drain the middle ear and keep it healthy.
To help ease mucus and fluid blockages caused by severe glue ear
, repeated insertions of grommets were needed to keep his ear canals open.