Audiologist Vicki Kirwin, from the Society, said: "It is essential that parents, teachers and any other professionals in contact with children know how to spot the signs of glue ear
If children have repeated bouts of glue ear
, grommet surgery is a quick and painless solution.
People of any age can develop glue ear
but it is most common in children under eight.
For Julia, who has two other daughters, Josie, 13, and Lucianna, 11, the glue ear
problem has resulted in repeated perforated ear drums for Natalya and even the installation of ear grommets to try to drain the fluid has only given temporary relief.
Once a month, public relations staff can opt for either an Indian head massage, a back massage or Hopi ear candles, which is a treatment developed by the Hopi tribes of North and South America to treat and alleviate a number of conditions, including headaches, migraine, colds, glue ear
She said, 'We cut out the casein [a protein found in animal milk] first because our son had a lot of ear infections - glue ear
and thinks like that.
A THE commonest cause of hearing loss at this age, especially if he had a cold, is glue ear
His language wasn't developing properly and the problem was put down to glue ear
, a common childhood complaint.
Symptoms include sore eyes, nose, throat, headaches, dizziness, nausea, asthma and glue ear
It is especially useful for asthma, glue ear
, after accidents, or to relieve problems following strong drug therapy such as chemotherapy.
In kids, common problems include hearing difficulties, glue ear
Severe glue ear
can make it difficult for young children to learn to communicate and understand others.