Auditory Disturbances and SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Brain Inflammation or Cochlear Affection? Systematic Review and Discussion of Potential Pathogenesis


Authors: Pietro De Luca1, Alfonso Scarpa1, Massimo Ralli2, et.al. Frontiers in Neurology Patients affected by COVID-19 present a series of different symptoms; despite some of these are common, other less likely appear. Auditory symptoms seem to be less frequent, maybe because rarer or, alternatively, because they are underestimated during the clinical investigation. The hearing impairment might be related […]

Hearing Loss Is a Side Effect of COVID-19


·April 14, 2023 Candy Gibson, Kim Gibson et al. BMJ Case Reports; Auditory Neuroscience Featured Neuroscience Summary: A link has been discovered between COVID-19 infection and sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL). Upto one-third of patients referred to audiologists for SSHL were previously diagnosed with COVID-19. Other studies report an increase in SSHL in those with asymptomatic COVID-19 […]

In Long COVID, Doctors Offer Comprehensive Treatment


SEP 16, 2023 Authored by Marina Zhang, The Epoch Times  COVID-19 and long COVID may be linked to impaired sensory neurons, a recent study Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study finds. Sensory neurons are responsible for smell, taste, touch, pain, and changes in temperature. Damage to them may lead to impaired senses. Surprisingly, the study found that […]

COVID Can Cause Strange Eye and Ear Symptoms


From conjunctivitis to vertigo, coronavirus infections can affect disparate senses Emily Sohn  November 17, 2021 Red eyes, ringing ears, sensitivity to light, trouble hearing: although a loss of taste and smell have become well-known sensory symptoms of COVID, accumulating research suggests that vision and hearing are also frequent targets of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes the […]

COVID-19 “Long-Haulers:” The Emergence of Auditory/Vestibular Problems After Medical Intervention


Authors: Robert M. DiSogra Audiology Today American Academy of Audiology Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) in the United States reported over seven million documented cases of COVID-19 and over 212,000 deaths since the virus was first identified in this country in January 2020 (2020). Early in the pandemic, the medical […]

Auditory Disturbances and SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Brain Inflammation or Cochlear Affection? Systematic Review and Discussion of Potential Pathogenesis


Pietro De Luca1, Alfonso Scarpa1, Massimo Ralli2, Domenico Tassone3, Matteo Simone3, Luca De Campora3, Claudia Cassandro4† and Arianna Di Stadio Frontiers in Medicine Patients affected by COVID-19 present a series of different symptoms; despite some of these are common, other less likely appear. Auditory symptoms seem to be less frequent, maybe because rarer or, alternatively, because they are underestimated during the clinical investigation. […]

COVID Can Cause Strange Eye and Ear Symptoms


From conjunctivitis to vertigo, coronavirus infections can affect disparate senses Authors:  Emily Sohn SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Red eyes, ringing ears, sensitivity to light, trouble hearing: although a loss of taste and smell have become well-known sensory symptoms of COVID, accumulating research suggests that vision and hearing are also frequent targets of SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes […]

COVID-19 ‘brain fog’ inspires search for causes and treatments


Authors: Kelly Servick The true prevalence of cognitive problems in COVID-19 survivors is elusive, and the underlying causes of lingering symptoms are the subject of ongoing studies. But it’s now clear that trouble thinking, concentrating, and remembering can be among the most debilitating “long-haul” symptoms and can persist for months. As more and more people seek […]