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A sound understanding of inner ear balance organs

Sound is normally conducted to the inner ear where it excites receptors within the cochlea and produces the sensation of hearing. The inner ear consists of two main receptor types – the cochlea and the five vestibular

Inner ear damage affects brain chemistry

Our ability to hear is brought about by the function of our ears. Besides the visible external ears, we have middle and inner ears. Our left and right inner ears, called cochleas (singular cochlea), translate sound vibrations